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When in doubt, accessorize! Accessories for the whimsical traveller.

There is so much prep time for a big trip.  I’ve been plotting and planning, piling and packing.  And I think everything is ready.  So I decided I needed some new travel accessories. 280 more words


Utilising the odds and ends

Remnants from patching and piecing are too precious to just discard, so I used them to make some small things.  I was delighted when someone purchased a bookmark and inserted it immediately into her book. 165 more words


Love is Bright and Beautiful

Two days left at the Garlic Farm.  We’ve had lots of people and some peacocks through the door, some just to read about garlic but others to enjoy the art work. 135 more words


Love is Enough

I decided to use my unplanned trip to an exhibition of work by William Morris and Andy Warhol as a starting point for these 2 small pieces of embroidery.   130 more words


Handspun, Some Applique and a bit of Knitting

I needed to free up some of my bobbins so I set to work plying this deliciousness

100g 180 metres in my Jo colourway, a delicious blend of Polwarth Cashmere and Silk… 335 more words


I swear this is the last travel bag I'm making. Before I leave next Sunday.

This time I mean it.  I have completed my travel bag journey.  This is the backpack I am using on my grand European tour.

It is a super-sized version of the Dawn to Dusk backpack pattern by Chris W. 324 more words


Coloured cloths, textile paints and thread

Yesterday i tried using the same textile paint but on coloured cotton cloth….
Hmmm…not so happy with it.
On the left, the greenish smudge is what happened when i put too much water on the paint. 119 more words

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