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I just mentioned this image on the Brunel Broderers blog

Rich dialogue as usual between us whilst working – this was what I was stitching… 68 more words

a love of small stitches making rippling patterns...

Small stitches holding together and forming a new cloth – thin fine soft layers and scraps become one..

..watching the ripples forming as the patterns of stitch grow… 57 more words

tidying up can unearth long forgotten treasure

I came across these tit-bits whilst I was tidying up today

And it got me thinking.

Those gorgeous orangey shades reminded me of a certain lil’ redhead that I stitched once upon a time. 227 more words

Small Projects

Sewing skills project 6: Zip It Pillow


Zip It Pillow from School of Sewing by Shea Henderson

Project features:

  • binding
  • covered zipper
  • soft interfacing
  • removable and washable cover
  • + hand-stitched binding…
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The Bunny Handbag

The Bunny Handbag

I’ve been making these with variations for so many years- all different fabrics, rounding the corners, embellishing with stitches or appliques, double straps, ( I really prefer shoulder straps, not too long and small enough bag to fit in a notebook or paper, my cigarettes, a wallet and a pen- more so in the older days) or beads perhaps- even fabric paint would be fun to decorate. 329 more words


Heart Space kantha...

A glimpse of kantha stitched pieces in progress for an Exhibition starting at Heart Space Studios today!

love entwined ... slow progress

I’m making very slow progress with my Love Entwined quilt …

The truth is, I found stitching the zig-zag border very tedious (there, I said it!) and that led me to abandon the quilt for a long time. 257 more words