I like to create wall hangings with some background story. I often take photographs of something which just catches my attention. Some time ago after a very windy night I discovered outside my front door a whirligig of multi coloured leaves from our own and other gardens. A photograph and some photo editing later, together…Read more »
Making decorations for the Christmas season is a good excuse to get out all those sparkly bits and bobs.
My favourite textile artwork. Antique crazy quilting is free-form and this makes it your own. Sewn onto a foundation and beginning with a polygon shape then adding precious bits of fabric and lace. Later comes the fun embroidery to keep it all together which can be free-form hand embroidery or even using the fancy stitches…Read more »
Some people call them Fabric Art Journals. I have made several of these for my own amusement but also to contain pictures on fabric of my family. A cloth book with individual artwork and containing precious bits & pieces is far more interesting and valued than a purchased photo album. These images show the covers…Read more »
Turning a simple cheap notebook into an acceptable and welcome gift is easy. Just cover with pretty cotton fabric and then decorate. Hand embroidery and hand-made fabric flowers were my choice this time.
Why a new blog? I want to share ideas, pictures and methods for fun and interesting projects and tutorials. Just learning how to use the software first but hoping those of you who like reading a blog will find something useful to follow. Currently I’m making a quilt with a village theme. Lots of colourful houses…Read more »