Category Archives: Cushions

Stash for Cushions!

Recent fabric acquitions have been used to make these cushions. This one has been made using silk fabric from a sample book. I have used the creams and pinks to create a crazy patchwork design and then embellished it with … Continue reading

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Stencilling and Machine Embroidery

I have recently been busy dyeing fabric, stencilling and practising my free machine embroidery and below are some of the results This panel was indigo dyed and then stamped before I stencilled the flowers on using a freezer paper stencil. … Continue reading

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Advent Cushion

My latest make which is in demand is this Advent cushion. A novel idea with a lovely Christmas decoration which I found on my trip to new York last year!

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New Additions to the Conservatory

Having painted the conservatory for the summer I have been busy making new cushion covers to match. The pattern for this one was in a Stitch embroidery magazine and gave the opportunity to practice my free machine embroidery. I have … Continue reading

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Roald Dahl’s Centenary

This year is Roald Dahl’s centenary and to mark the occasion the Telegraph newspaper were giving away bags at the Hay Festival that had an image of the BFG on it. So, I decided that to get the best use … Continue reading

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Countdown to Christmas

Christmas is nearly upon us and to countdown to Christmas I have made these cute little advent cushions. And, I got carried away making more decorations!

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Christmas is Coming………

After a hectic few weeks with Crafternoon Teas, St Hilary village foraging and getting WW1 quilts ready for exhibition I have started to busy myself with making things to sell at our annual Cowbridge Stitch ‘n Bitch festive coffee morning … Continue reading

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Finishing Off For Christmas

Fundraising now over I have been busy completing off half finished projects ready for Christmas. These two reindeer sacks are for the little boys next door. I have filled them with a few goodies and they will receive them when … Continue reading

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Frida Kahlo Cushion

Having been distracted over the last couple of weeks with the Cowbridge Stitch ‘n Bitch Festive Coffee Morning and Craft Sale and the addition of a BBQ Lodge in our garden I have finally found my way back to the … Continue reading

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Using Up Wool Scraps

Last Autumn I bought a bag of scraps from the Melin Tregwynt Woollen Mill in West Wales and after pondering what to do with them I have finally made a few things. Surprise surprise – Scottie Dogs! And a few … Continue reading

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