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Liberty of London

It is widely assumed that people who like art are experts on the great masters and painting in general. It is also widely assumed that people who make things with fabric know all about needlework. 561 more words

Fabric

Green Cushions

Green is a colour that I tend not to overuse but that colour, particularly mid-century, was a colour that was very much in use, especially in its darker shades. 147 more words

Textile

Alf Rehn's shirt

Wednesday was the birthday of a Grate Frend (Molesworth) of mine, Alf Rehn.  Alf is the epitome of the modern European: divides his time between London, Copenhagen and Finland, speaks most modern languages, is sophisticated, suave and soigné.   333 more words

Embroidery

A successful Frankendress

This dress came after much contemplation about which pattern I could use for a heavily patterned jersey.

I didn’t want a pattern with too many darts or princess seams and I was struggling to find the right pattern in my stash but I also wasn’t sure enough of what I wanted to look for a new one. 402 more words

Sewing

On the way.....

Went to pick up Ma Kettle today. Had to call in on Patch n Quilt on the way home……….and look what I found!Just in – “Desert Bloom” by mother and daughter team… 37 more words

birthday quilt

My niece, who’s turning 30 in 2 months, asked me back at Christmas time if I would make her a purple quilt for her birthday.  I’m just about “purpled out” after making 4 quilts in the past 12-15 months where that’s a prominent color, but I was flattered that she asked so I’m making it.  240 more words

Fabric

Extremely Slow Fashion

The slow fashion movement has interested me for years. The philosophy behind it, understanding the origins and process behind your clothing and choosing those pieces least harmful to people, animals, and the planet, falls right into my own mission. 490 more words

Farm Stuff