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Arran Open Studios – A Review

The short version is a wee jump in the air shouting ‘I did it’ followed by a little jig round the room.  The longer version is below….xx… 1,226 more words

Scottish Island Mum

Embroidered bowls find their place.

I am simply overwhelmed by both the support and the feedback as day one of my open studio closes.  I thought I might get the odd visitor but since opening I have been flat out with people and I am all talked out.   244 more words


Tip of the Week! Machine Needle Alphabet 'J & K' #tipoftheweek

This week, ladies and gents, is the turn of fabrics beginning with ‘J’ or ‘K’. Yes, you have guessed it, lots of jeans and knits, two of the fabrics that can break your sewing machine needle quicker than you can say ‘Sewing with Cherry!’ 157 more words


Fabric Landscapes

At a recent workshop we learnt how to make fabric landscapes under the expert guidance of good friend Hilary Carney.

A great day and a great opportunity to use up some of the many scraps of fabrics that had once again accumulated in the big plastic box under my sewing table! 53 more words

Farbic Art

Under major construction

It has been far too long since i have been able to create anything new. I have loads of fresh new ideas and images just not enough time as of yet. 18 more words


Tip of the Week! Machine Needle Alphabet 'D' and 'E' #tipfotheweek

Sewing Guys and Gals, this week we cover all fabrics beginning with ‘D’ and ‘E’, our list is short and sweet and to the needle point! 209 more words



I recently watched a video demonstration by Dory Kantor on Notans.  Traditionally these are done cutting out black paper and gluing the results to white paper.  97 more words

Fiber Art