Category Archives: fabric

Keeping it together….

As a self-isolating person I have had a bit of time this week, luckily I have loads of things to keep me busy and hopefully my place of work will soon have us all up and running in our homes.  … Continue reading

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Those roarin’ twenties…

This week has been lovely, I’ve been out and about but this means I haven’t spent as much time making and doing as I like to… still there’s only so many hours in the day. The one thing I have … Continue reading

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Lettering….

I love lettering, writing, calligraphy and I have for a long time. Wait long enough and everything becomes trendy and it’s definitely been a nice time for lettering for the past few years. I have made a few cushion cover … Continue reading

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New dress…

Another busy week so I haven’t done much but the other evening I thought I’d make a little dress 1/1250 scale, in a 1920’s style. I used a thin felt fabric – no fraying so no need to hem all … Continue reading

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What I did with some oddments of fabric….

There’s little I like more than a nice big table of oddments of fabric outside a shop and I have purchased quite a collection… We had a proper treasure chest style trunk in our home – we found it in … Continue reading

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Maud Lewis (part 2)…

So as I previously wrote about, I’m really fond of Maud Lewis’ folk art work and I copied one of her designs on a cushion cover. (Maud Lewis (part 1) Once it was finished I decided to add a little … Continue reading

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Maud Lewis (part 1)…

I am a fan of Sally Hawkins and when a film popped up on Netflix with her in, I started to watch. The film was called ‘Maudie‘ and it told the sad tale of the life of Maud Lewis. She … Continue reading

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Cushion cover design…

I’m a great fan of IKEA, I appreciate that so many of our homes can look pretty familiar with those bookcases but you can easily put your own stamp on so many of their products. I’ve blogged about many of … Continue reading

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Handkerchief decoration…

I’ve just spent a few days with my mother who lives by the coast, I had a lovely time but didn’t prepare my little blog before I went away, so I’ve been looking though my photos to see what I … Continue reading

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Appliqued letter on cushion…

Boys need cushions… they may not love them the way they should and in the case of my husband, may not need as many updates to the covers as I think are necessary. But, when sat on the sofa and … Continue reading

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