Category Archives: Current projects.

Sewing projects that are currently taking up my time.

Sew bad luck…..

After waiting for a couple of months to get back to the RSN, I was finally booked in last weekend and was so looking forward to putting the finishing touches to my crewel work – before hopefully mounting. Unfortunately (and … Continue reading

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Sew inspirational….

There are lots of sewing blogs that I like to read, but one I often dip in and out of is by Cassie Stephens¬† – I just love the all the fun clothes that she makes and she is always … Continue reading

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Got to pick a pocket…..

To continue the theme of sewing this weekend I set to making a couple of small bags as gifts – one of which will be included in my stitchingsanta¬†parcel. I found a simple little pattern on line called the Pick-A-Pocket … Continue reading

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Pea pods

Another break from embroidery and back to the sewing machine. I often forget how much you can achieve in an afternoon when you turn to the sewing machine – as embroidery is so much more time consuming. So today I … Continue reading

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Starting to bug me…..

Slow progress on the bug front. I have just padded the head of the beetle in white felt and outlined with No. 1 pearl purl. I filled in the pronotum with a mix of Japanese thread and metallic purl. On … Continue reading

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A day of padded satin stitch…..

After having lots of fun sewing whipped and woven wheels, I decided to try and tackle the last hillock of trellis work. I had an idea of what I wanted to achieve after seeing a design by Tracy Franklin – … Continue reading

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Back to Jack…

Another wild and windy weekend with hurricane Brian on its way. So it was great to spend the day sewing at Hampton Court. It has been a little while since I worked on my Jacobean Crewel work piece for my … Continue reading

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