Tag Archives: linen

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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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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Inspiration from the sheep population of Scotland and Wales

After holidays in Scotland and Wales I have acquired some lovely photos of sheep and their offspring. And, on returning, my making seems to be all things sheep! I love the sheep fabric I have used for this cushion – … Continue reading

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Tilda Creations

Having recently acquired an Easter focused Tilda craft book I have been busy making a few things. A collection of hearts with hares on them. I tried a variety of fabrics; linen, cotton and velvet. The velvets are my favourite. … Continue reading

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A Bag for a Friend

Having sorted through my scarps of fabric I had the urge to make a bag – and this is the end result. I love the colours – green, beige and black linen with a beige coloured lace trim. And knew … Continue reading

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I Should Be Out In The Sunshine!

The rain has passed and the sun is shining again – so why am I in my sewing room? Well, it seemed such a long time since I have made anything??? Following a visit from a friend from the north … Continue reading

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Too Hot To Sew!

It’s been far too hot to sew but today I just had the urge – so I used a lace doily that I recently picked up in Hay on Wye and made a cushion cover!

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