Category Archives: embroidery

Elephant bunting for Ivy…

This summer I visited my very good friend for another holiday in beautiful Suffolk. As in previous years we got to spend a day sewing with lovely Gillian. If you’re ever in the area see if she has a class … Continue reading

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Maud Lewis (part 2)…

So as I previously wrote about, I’m really fond of Maud Lewis’ folk art work and I copied one of her designs on a cushion cover. (Maud Lewis (part 1) Once it was finished I decided to add a little … Continue reading

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Cushion cover design…

I’m a great fan of IKEA, I appreciate that so many of our homes can look pretty familiar with those bookcases but you can easily put your own stamp on so many of their products. I’ve blogged about many of … Continue reading

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Miniature crochet …

The doll house which will be set in the 1920’s had a perfectly lovely bed in it.. but I thought I’d change it. I took off the cover it came with and pulled the mattress off the base, I covered … Continue reading

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Another work in progress…

I have started a slow process… I’m going to cross-stitch a rug for my dolls house, which has been kindly given to me and I am planning on renovating in a 1920’s style… So far I am very in the … Continue reading

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Bargain cushion cover…

Whilst changing buses on my route home from work the other day I found myself with 4 minutes to spare; so I  popped into a fabric shop to look in their remnants bin… One of the pieces I hastily grabbed … Continue reading

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Applique cushion with vintage fabric….

Firstly folks I have to confess that this is not actually vintage fabric but lovely new fabric in a vintage style. My friend of … eek… a lot of years, kindly gave me some of her beautiful fabric. She’s a … Continue reading

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