Tag Archives: fabric

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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Procion Dyeing

Yesterday I spent the day Procion Dyeing at a Kate Andre workshop and if you want to know all about procion dyeing it is a workshop to be recommended. We started off with ice dyeing and then moved on using … 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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Colours of India

Still working on the sea themed wall hanging but being distracted by thoughts of a fabric journal based on my visits to India and the fact that it is the 70th anniversary of Indian independence. I have made a start … Continue reading

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By the Sea

It seems an age since I have posted anything on the blog so I thought today would have to be the day that I shared my current work in progress. Inspired by recent visits to the beach and painting fabric … Continue reading

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Personalised Bunting and Quilts

The current trend is to make quilts and bunting from a toddlers outfit when they have grown out of it to provide a keepsake for the future. I have just completed this bunting for a friends grandchild using an all … Continue reading

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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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Fabric Landscapes

At a recent workshop we learnt how to make fabric landscapes under the expert guidance of good friend Hilary Carney. A great day and a great opportunity to use up some of the many scraps of fabrics that had once … Continue reading

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Friendship Quilt

My blog has been quiet recently because I have been off on my travels to Singapore, Australia and India. My travels to Australia enabled me to meet up with my dear friend Anita who moved to Sydney two years ago. … Continue reading

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