Monthly Archives: June 2013

Teasels and Seed Heads

Yesterday I went to a Gillian Travis workshop which was excellent. There was the opportunity to learn many new tips and techniques and I now have another work of art that needs completing!

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Work in Progress

Following the creation of my man in the moon at last week’s workshop I decided that it couldn’t, and shouldn’t end up as a UFO (unfinished object) in the cupboard. So, I am using it to decorate a bag! I … Continue reading

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The Man in the Moon

Today I went to a workshop where we used scraps of fabric to create the most amazing collages. I recreated a Susan Carlson design of the man in the moon. Just need to complete it with a background and some … Continue reading

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Little French Purse

The gift with a recent crafty magazine was a purse clasp with instructions of how to make a purse. So, I just had to have a go! And, here is the finished product – made with a remnant of fabric … Continue reading

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Discovering London

Last weekend I spent a girly weekend with my daughter in London and what a fab time we had! After taking in the Bowie and Pompei exhibitions plus a dance show at Sadlers Wells we visited the quirky Bermodsey and … Continue reading

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Book Cover

Someone recently gave me some completed cross stitch pictures and I was wondering what I might be able to do with them. After some thought I decided to use one in a book cover. This snow scene cross stitch forms … Continue reading

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Little Sewing Box Challenge

On a recent visit to Cheltenham I came across a shop that sells crafts made by local people. And, on exploring I found a little plastic box of sewing goodies that someone had made up. The challenge is to see … Continue reading

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China Blue Teddy

This wonderful little teddy is made from a vintage linen tablecloth that I dyed Chind Blue. I took the wide lace trim off the tablecloth first so that I could recycle it at a later date, so watch this space! … Continue reading

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