Category Archives: sewn stuff

New year, new stuff

Starting the year as I hope to continue, by making stuff.  Two little bags with two little brooches for embellishment – made on New Years Day 2017. I thoroughly enjoyed playing with my sewing machine. Advertisements

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Can’t spin, must sew

I hurt my thumb, can’t draft fibre so no spinning. When in doubt, sew something! The fabric for the blue pinafore was a recent purchase so I am proud that I used it before it got stashed. It is a … Continue reading

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Another journal cover

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Sewing And Spinning in one week

Little Victoria is a fold up and go spinning wheel. Eventually I will have the official carry bag but in the meantime I thought she deserved a tote of her own. This way we can go out in the rain. … Continue reading

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Journal

My friend, Tina gave me a rather lovely moleskin journal for Christmas so this year I will try to journal at least a bit.  First job was to make a cover – I used recycled denim and scraps of old … Continue reading

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Working with dissolvable film/fabric

     These are examples for my dissolvables workshop.  I have no idea why the bag/sunflower picture is upside down!  The mirror is a £1.50 masterpiece from Ikea (sorry about my ipad reflection). These are part of my “I will finish … Continue reading

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Christmas 2015

I made myself two table runners this year.  One for the kitchen table and one for the coffee table.  The trimmings were made into a tray cloth. Waste not want not? I  wish all of my friends and family, Merry Christmas … Continue reading

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Windblown flower quilt

Tina taught this quilt at our once a month Monday sit and stitch group.  The block is so easy to make but putting it together was a bit challenging and there were a few naughty words said alongside plenty of unpicking.   … Continue reading

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quiet

I haven’t blogged for ages, been feeling blurrrrh.  But I have been doing stuff so I thought I would just show you some pictures                 

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table runner and place mats

I am not, nor have ever claimed to be a quilter.  I make stuff, usually because I want to work out how.  That is what I love doing, working things out.  However, I got a commission.  Someone asked for a … Continue reading

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