Monthly Archives: May 2014

Beach Huts

I have finally finished a little quilt that I started probably a year ago! The design is based on a picture of beach huts that a friend sent to me a while ago. I wonder if she will recognise it? … Continue reading

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Woollen Hearts

Having bought two bags of offcuts from Melin Tregwynt woollen mill last autumn I felt that it was time to start thinking about what to do with it. After sorting through it I was thrilled to find that I have … Continue reading

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Making Lace with Soluble Fabric

Yesterday I went to a workshop to learn how to make lace with soluble fabric which was really good a left me with lots of ideas for its use! Finished pieces included a butterfly – my first attempt And then … Continue reading

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Painting Furniture

Having acquired two tatty wooden children’s chairs at Christmas I decided to try my hand at renovating them. So, this week I have painted one with chalk paint and rubbed it down with clear wax. And here it is after … Continue reading

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Birthday Bunting

This weekend I have been busy rummaging through my fabric stash to make bunting for a little girl’s first birthday – and this is what I have produced. The front is made with a patchwork type effect fabric and I … Continue reading

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