I'm Hoooked!

After making Amber’s Cat Bed I thought all my unusable fabric would be dealt with, until I found a bag full of old, thread bare socks – no, they don’t go in the bin! 51 more words


Wooden Footstool With Pink And Grey Cushion by Interior Design Blog

Search at this quite small stool with her pink cushion and delicate grey dip-dyed feet. It’s a collaboration between the furnishings makers the Galvin Brothers and Tori Murphy who helps make beautiful cushions and throws. 33 more words

A Little Bit of Re-Upholstery

Having hammered my sewing machine for a few weeks I thought it might be nice to take a break and do something different. So, I dug out a footstool that I bought at a second hand market last year, which I fully intended to renovate there and then. 78 more words

Sewing Machine

Footstool DIY Part 1

What’s better than free furniture? My new project is making over a footstool we acquired from my MIL. Here is the lovely piece…

While looking for some ideas, I found a few examples for inspiration. 114 more words


I have finally

finished upholstering my late grandmother’s Edwardian footstool!  I bought the vintage fabric from EBay.


Protect Yourself when Drawing!

Many years ago, I almost lost the use of my right hand – my drawing hand! Subsequent to surgery and several months of physiotherapy, I regained full use of this hand. 108 more words

Drawing: The Foundation Of All Visual Arts