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
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
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
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
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
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?
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.
It’s all sewn up
An old jumbo cord bed-spread, cut into strips and then knitted. French knitting used to great 3-D effect. Hand-knitted patch-work blanket. A true labour of love!
Gingham is a favourite fabric. For me it evokes childhood memories of freshly washed and pressed curtains, keeping to straight lines in sewing classes and a general sense of order … Continue reading