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Make do and mend with Oh Sew Kitty

A nice cup of tea and some patchwork

I’ve been busy and somewhat addicted (just for a change! lol) to adding more pieces to my hand-sewn patchwork. It was originally going to be a cushion cover but it’s … Continue reading

January 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

Lace-making

  My first attempts at lace-making using a contemporary red colour. It’s a very therapeutic craft for those who like detail, being meticulous and disciplined. I do think that like … Continue reading

January 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

First attempts at patchwork

I decided it was about time I did something about my growing stash of fabrics and did some patchwork. It was quite involved but enjoyable nevertheless. I’d recommend the nine … Continue reading

January 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

Natural Beauty

This lovely little flower would normally go unnoticed but set against a backdrop of snow it really looks rather stunning. Not content with capturing this charming little flower on greetings … Continue reading

January 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Love is in the air

I love exploring, particularly off the beaten track. I stumbled upon this heart-shaped grass whilst walking, by a loch on the West Coast of Scotland. Love it! In fact I love … Continue reading

January 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Scrap decor

Scraps of fabric with matching ribbon were used to decorate mini egg boxes. The hand-painted egg-cup matches rather nicely, don’t you think?

January 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Alternative mini-bunting

  Hang the bunting out; the sun has made an appearance!   Red, white and blue, we all love you!   Hand-knitted bunting trimmed with ribbon and buttons.

January 29, 2016 · Leave a comment