Tag Archives: fabric

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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Little Sewing Box Challenge

On a recent visit to Cheltenham I came across a shop that sells crafts made by local people. And, on exploring I found a little plastic box of sewing goodies that someone had made up. The challenge is to see … Continue reading

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Cherished Memories

On a rainy Bank Holiday Monday in Wales I started to work on a quilt that is made from fabrics that friend gave to me. The fabrics were remnants of those she used to make her daughter dresses when she … Continue reading

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1920’s Clutch Bag

Having bought Emma Brennan’s book of patterns for vintage bags and purses I just had to try one. And, after some help from a good friend managed to finish it! Here is the end result. I made it with some … Continue reading

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Easter Hens

I decided to try out some hens for Easter and here is the result. Initially, I used the log cabin patchwork effect, which looks good but is fiddly, so I then progressed onto using triangles of fabric stitched together, which … Continue reading

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Hearts

These little hearts are made from scraps of faux suede and decoarted with fabrics and ribbon

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