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Flights of fancy

After a few weekends of sewing I have finally finished the butterfly brooch (from a kit by Jenny Adin Christie). As suspected the body was particularly tricky as it involved padding using soft string – which is a new technique … Continue reading

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Butterfly effect…

What a great weekend – England playing rugby and the weather – just bad enough that I had to stay in and sew! This little brooch is definitely more tricky and challenging that the rose brooch. I have already had … Continue reading

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Shiny, shiny….

After a weekend of on/off sewing my butterfly brooch is finally starting to take shape. It has been a very fiddly process, particularly adding the spangles – especially as my fingers are rather like oversized bananas! The directions are very … Continue reading

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Perfect padding!

A little further along in the process and I have now completed all the felt padding on my butterfly brooch. Sew far, sew good! Now the fun can really start, first an outline of pearl purl is added…. but I … Continue reading

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