Category Archives: News

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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Inspired by India

Following a recent trip to India I have been inspired to return to a fabric book that I started making a couple of years ago. On this page I have used photos that I took to create the beautifully shaped … Continue reading

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Silk Bags from Scraps

Inspired by my recent travels to India I have made this little bag from silk scraps. It is embellished with machine embroidery stitches using variagated silk threads and the elephant motif is taken from a no longer used bracelet. This … 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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A New Year Stitch Project

Having completed a few outstanding projects I decided it was time to move onto a small project combining hand and machine stitch. The background fabric is made up of vintage lace, cotton and silk held down with a variety of … Continue reading

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My Christmas Project

In the run up to Christmas I was on a mission to finish a few projects that seemed to have been lying around for an age. This lovely Gwendoline Mouse was a gift from Christmas 2017 so just had to … 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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The Year of the Sea

2018 sees Wales celebrating the Year of the Sea and this theme has been taken up by Swansea Festival of Stitch to challenge individuals to create unique works of textile art for the various exhibitions around Swansea between 10-24 August. … Continue reading

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More Sewing for Pleasure!

The sewing machine is packed up and taken to Solva, Pembrokeshire every year where I endeavour to complete many of the unfinished projects that clutter my sewing room. This year, however, I side tracked and started on some new projects, … Continue reading

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