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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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A Crafty Weekend

Last weekend I was out and about on a mission to craft! The fun started in Carmarthen where I visited Oriel Myrddin to see the Darker Threads exhibition where my son had work on show. I was also impressed with … 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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Celebrating 150 Years of Alice in Wonderland

I seem to have been on a roll making wallhangings recently. This latest one of White Rabbit was started when I got frustrated with my WW1 Commemorative quilt, which I did eventually finish. I have used a loose fabric collage … Continue reading

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World War 1 Challenge Quilt

Our Cutting Edge group as been set a challenge to create a small quilt to commemorate the First World War … and after a couple of attempts I have finished mine. It has been constructed by painting the background fabric, … Continue reading

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Born to Sew

After a long pause, I have finally finished the little quilt that is all about sewing.

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Ghost Images with Pat Archibald

On Friday I went to a workshop with Edinburgh textile artist Pat Archibald. The workshop was focused on creating a ghost image by layering net. A wonderful technique which gives amazingingly satisfying results. The day went far too quickly but … Continue reading

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Work in Progress

Over the last couple of weeks I have been trying to reduce the pile of PHDs (Projects half Done) that I have in my sewing room. It has been an enjoyable experience though I soon get distracted! This is a … Continue reading

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Beach Huts

I have finally finished a little quilt that I started probably a year ago! The design is based on a picture of beach huts that a friend sent to me a while ago. I wonder if she will recognise it?

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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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