Monthly Archives: January 2012

Cathedral Window Cushion

Progressing with the patchwork I decided that I just had to try to make cathedral windows (also, known as patchwork origami). Following the download of a pattern from the internet (what a wonderful place it is) I got to work … Continue reading

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The quilt is progressing well

Here is the finished patchwork design that I have been working on – just need to qulit it now!

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Cat crazy – again

Well, after a long break I am back making cats. Here is the latest dressed in pick and red spots! Love the boots

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New Quilt Project

I still haven’t finished the quilt that I am making at quilt classes. Probably because I keep seeing lots of other patterns that I would like to try. So, I have started on another project – a heart quilt designed … Continue reading

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More bags!

Having exhausted the pleated bag pattern I have now found another pattern that is very simple to make. As it was so so easy I just had to make two! One for holding my patchwork stuff and another for a … Continue reading

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A New Cushion

Well, I am back on a cushion making campaign! Here is my latest creation – Cariad is Welsh for love

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Embroidery Stitches (1937)

This really useful instruction booklet full of stitches which was published in 1937 by Modern Home magazine. It’s very concise and covers a whole range of different stitches. It’s definitely worth a quick look if you have an interest in … Continue reading

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29 Embroidery Stitches

This is a very handy little booklet of embroidery stitches (c.1935) from a far away place. The stitches featured are: Running & Laced Running Stitches, Tent Stitch, Cross Stitch, Herring Bone Stitch, Chain Stitch, Daisy Stitch, Chequer Chain Stitch, Double … Continue reading

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