Category Archives: Current projects.

Sewing projects that are currently taking up my time.

Beetle mania….

Just had to start (and finish) the second little kit that I bought from Mother Eagle Arts (https://linktr.ee/mother_eagle_arts) . This time a stag beetle which is one of the UK’S largest beetle. It is often found in the south of … Continue reading

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Happy Ballet dancing!

Hello everyone, so this week is my Happy Dance, as I have finished the second little mouse in a series by JennyMcWhinney designs, that will be turned into some super cute bunting. So last time my mouse looked like this….. … Continue reading

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Beetlejuice

I recently purchased a little Tansy beetle kit from Mother Eagle Arts who can be found here – https://linktr.ee/mother_eagle_arts The Tansy beetle was once widespread in the UK, but is now very threatened due to a reduction of suitable wetland … Continue reading

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SAL 57: Totally lost the plot!

Hi all, so sorry I think I am totally losing the plot. I have not been well over the last few weeks (not COVID – but we still have some nasty bugs going around school). As a consequence my memory … Continue reading

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SAL 55: Happy New Year!

Hello everyone and Happy New Year. I hope you all had a wonderful, restful Christmas. I have managed to get a little bit of sewing done over the last three weeks and have started working on this sweet design by … Continue reading

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SAL 53: Yay, Happy Dance!

Hi everyone, another 3 weeks has flown by and the dark nights are setting in! So, I have finally finished my little ballerina mouse embroidery, designed by Jenny McWhinney. The design has been pre-printed on a linen fabric and the … Continue reading

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Can you have too many pincushions?

I wanted a fun, quick little project to fill a couple of hours that could also be given away as a gift. So I decided to make a little (or rather big) deluxe pincushion. The pattern is by Heidi Staples … Continue reading

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SAL 52: Making mousy progress!

Another three weeks have flown by and I have a little bit of progress to show you! Last time we came together my little embroidery looked like this…. But now it looks like this….. As you can see I have … Continue reading

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Ribbon work pouch

I sew enjoyed the last two ribbon work projects designed by Tanya Haines of ‘The Common Thread’ that I decided to try and incorporate one of the designs onto the topper for a WIP pouch. I drew out the design … Continue reading

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SAL 51 – Whoops!

Hi everyone, sorry I missed the last postings – things were a little crazy as school reopened and everything else took a back seat. I have made a little progress on my little mouse ballerina embroidery, designed by Jenny McWhinney. … Continue reading

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