Category Archives: embroidery

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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Block Printing….

This year I got a last minute chance to go to the Sewing Bee show in Excel London. It was a great day and I saw some wonderful materials and gained so much inspiration. I was going to try a … Continue reading

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Wedding Outfits (1:12th scale)

Well, there’s nothing like a family wedding and the Littleton Family were very happy to be officially invited to this one, they wish the happy couple every happiness in their future together! Obviously they all needed new outfits to wear … Continue reading

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Who doesn’t love a cushion?

I love a cushion, or two or three….obviously they help to get you comfy but also they provide a quick and simple way of updating a room. Wikipedia has this about cushions:  The cushion is a very ancient article of … Continue reading

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