I took this photo a couple of years ago on a walk between Alnmouth and Warkworth. I love the different shades of green and also the shape and lines of the crop (have no idea what was growing!) So the new challenge is to do some stitching representing the photo, using inspiration from Stitch magazines… Continue reading New Challenge (and experiments)
The irrational side of my brain said I needed a bread basket and now I have one 🙂 It was really quick and easy to make – the instructions came from Debbie Shore’s Sew Inspired magazine. There are three good things about this bread basket: it provided some stitch therapy it used up some of… Continue reading I’ve got a bread basket!
Today has turned out to be quite productive. Wide awake at 5am so I sorted out all my stitching materials. My fabric stash has been curated (was going to say culled but that’s too harsh to mention in the same sentence as lovely fabric) and is more organised so I can see what I’ve got.… Continue reading Productive day
Fabric cut out ready to stitch a new make-up bag. Love the one I use now but I made it a while ago and it’s looking a bit battered 😦 Took me ages to cut the fabric for my new one. Love the fabric sooo much it was a hard decision deciding whether to use… Continue reading Fabric cutting
Dress is finished and has been worn. Am pleased with how it’s turned out. All half-finished projects are now done 🙂 Have decided to make a couple of quick, easy things whilst I ponder on what my next challenge will be. (I need to work on the quality of the garment photos). I’ve realised it’s… Continue reading Finished dress
At last I can share what I’ve been doing with sari ribbons and the now finished ‘half finished project number 2 ‘ – birthday card for my daughter. The sari ribbons have been used as the background fabric to the elephant. I lay them on top of a backing fabric and stitched on top of… Continue reading Sari ribbons/half finished project number 2
I’m a happy girl. Even though my daughter has been away part of the week I have eventually got to the sewing machine today. The hem on my dress is done and I’ve tried out the buttonhole stitch. I wasn’t sure how it would work out as doing a buttonhole is very different to my… Continue reading Stitching progress