Tag Archives: handmade

Birthday bunny..

Just thought you might like to see the Tilda bunnies that I made. The first was for a first birthday present and the second was for the ‘Send a little Love’ swap that I took part in recently. The pattern … Continue reading

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Rabbit run….

  How cute are these? I found a picture tutorial here, and decided to give these a go. They are a great way of using up scraps and the reels of cotton are rather old ones that were given to me … Continue reading

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Wee braw bag…

Fancied a quick project to complete and this time decided to join the Wee Braw Bag SAL, hosted by Laura Cunningham on INSTAGRAM . Her e-patterns are easy to follow and this is such a simple bag to make. I used … Continue reading

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Just Monkeying around…

With lots of new additions to my extended family in the last couple of years, I decided to try and get ahead for Christmas this year ( yes I know it is early!) by making some soft toys. I found … Continue reading

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Sew busy..

What a weekend! I was planning to do a little more work on my Jacobean piece – but I got totally caught up with the sewing machine. I finished my swap pieces and they are now ready to post off … Continue reading

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Send a little love 2….

Fabric is so expensive these days that I like to use as much of the scrap material as possible. So after finishing the ‘Pick a Pocket’ bag I decided to make a matching armchair sewing tidy for my  ‘send a … Continue reading

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Cornish Christmas…

Happy New Year to sewers everywhere! Christmas in Cornwall was, as always, a quiet and relaxing affair – in part due to the fact that there is no internet available! We spent much of our time walking the dog, dodging … 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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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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Goldwork

Just before Christmas,  I spent a very enjoyable day at Hampton Court, where I took a one-day course in Goldwork with Helen Richman. It was bitterly cold outside, but the views from inside the palace were wonderful and the coursework very … Continue reading

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