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Make-up Pouch Tutotial ...Part 2

So now you have a lovely piece of fabric created by you. You won’t find another like it, it is unique to you.

After pressing the fabric and choosing a lining, finding an old recycled zip to use, I have trimmed the patchwork to a rectangle shape. 484 more words


Strength and fragility...

I searched back through for this post about a beautiful quilt I have – patched and pieced

It lies nowadays draped over my making table with the creamy white backing face upwards, and I often glance down and rest my eyes on the hand stitching and think… 144 more words


Well, it seems you just can’t stop us once we get going… 

After having such a good time exhibiting at Invinghoe in September, a group of the most local artists have decided to do it again at the end of November. 85 more words

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Tailor Training Week #4

Three weeks till half term/ assessment week! (Already?!?!) Time is flying and I keep thinking back to the first day when I tried to use my thimble to baste for the first time. 280 more words


A sneak preview...

Just off the frame – Hidcote Blues.

It seems an eternity ago now, but back at the beginning of June, at what turned out to be the start of a stunning summer, I travelled across the Cotswolds to visit Hidcote Manor, near Chipping Campden. 212 more words

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