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Festival of mending, continued...

I have had plenty of occasions to get out my darning kit this week. Wendi of the Treasure’s comment on the post about moths and mending recently helped me decide to get organised for colour darning. 231 more words

Natural Dyeing

My latest card weavings.

A couple of weeks ago, I started warped my loom for another running leaves card woven band/strap/belt. It turned out to be too wide to be a dog leash, so I’ve decided that it will make a great guitar strap or belt. 118 more words

Fiber Art

Muslin Power

As my sewing area (aka several towers) is already way, WAY out of control whenever possible I try to make muslins out of fashion fabric so that  if I don’t like it I can at least donate the finished item to charity rather than let it become abandoned to a life of growing dust and somehow attracting stray pins like most of my UFOs do.  332 more words


WIP Wednesday - July 30

The quilt has a few more patches. I’ve also basted a boat load more patches in the new fabric. I hope to stitch these on this week. 25 more words


Stash Buster Blanket

I finished this blanket a few weeks ago. I’m very proud of it because, aside from the white for the border and joining, I didn’t buy a single ball of new yarn to make this blanket. 21 more words


Day 26 - hat!

After struggling with a curtain hook last night I got a new crochet hook and sped through the hat, its no wonder! The stiches are somehow different! 47 more words

Art And Design