Category Archives: embroidery

Sunflower cushion…

A lovely friend recently celebrated her half century and I decided to make a gift. As I’m enjoying decorating cushion covers at the moment I decided to do one for her. I was advised that her favourite flower is the … Continue reading

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Lazy Daisies…

Is anyone else as clumsy and messy as I am? It’s a nightmare, so when I washed my old faithful grey vest top and saw some oily marks that nothing could shift, I thought it would be relegated to the … Continue reading

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Personalised embroidered gift bag…

If you saw my previous post about a set of crockery given as a gift you will know that I created this little gift bag for transportation of said gift. I picked up the little bag at an event recently … Continue reading

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Cushion Love …

After catching the quilting bug a very good friend gave me some totally gorgeous fabric., to feed my habit. I recently had a day off work and after the initial plans for the day went awry I decided to use … Continue reading

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Painting a skirt…

I bought a white skirt from a charity shop recently and decided to decorate it… I found my fabric pens and started doodling and this is what I did… I drew these circular patterns all the way from hem to … Continue reading

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Patchwork…

I love making cushion covers and have done quite a few over the years, this one was inspired by my friend giving me some totally gorgeous material. I decided to make a cover for a 50th birthday gift.  A very … Continue reading

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Embroidery….

Have you ever tried embroidery? It’s such a lovely hobby. I’ve done it for years on and off and I’m really pleased that my daughter has taken to it recently. I was rummaging around in my cupboard the other day … Continue reading

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