Category Archives: Machine embroidery

Bondaweb Landscapes with Carol Bartlett

Today I spent a very enjoyable day with the lovely Carol Bartlett at Sew Lovely Makery. It was a play day to experiment with painted bondaweb to make a lampshade. The plan was to create a background fabric which could … Continue reading

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Bookcovers

I have been busy using up scraps and pieces of fabric that I have created then stored in the cupboard for a later date and I am quite pleased with the results! The fabric for the first book has been … Continue reading

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Christmas Greetings…

Christmas is looming and there are too many projects waiting to be finished ….but you just have to go with the flow. So, I have been busy making fabric Christmas postcards – partly because I love making them and also … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Centenary of the Women’s Vote

Although I am working to a deadline to get work finished for the Swansea Festival of Stitch I have been distracted by an urge to create a fabric collage to celebrate the 100 years of the women’s vote. And, today … Continue reading

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Stitched Pictures and Ice Dyeing

Over the last week I have been busy exploring new techniques. On Wednesday I attended and Alison Moger workshop which was focused around stitched pictures using fabric scraps and free machine stitching. And these are the results of my days … Continue reading

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A Wallhanging for Christmas

On a visit to New Zealand in January this year I picked up a lovely pattern for a Christmas tree wallhanging and in time for the festive season I have made it! The swirls are made with scraps of black … Continue reading

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More Postcards!

Today I went to a Cutting Edge workshop to make postcards – yes more!!! I decided on the one design of the one below after rummaging through photographs and it gave me the opportunity to practice my free machine embroidery. … Continue reading

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Fabric Postcards

Having finished my little art quilt – a postcard from New Zealand it got me thinking about making a fabric postcard. And, having found a lovely book edited by Christa Rolf there was no stopping me! I decided to start … 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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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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