What we believe is not always clear. And our beliefs are not always based on the truth. For example, the ‘inner critic’ that rabbits on telling us negative ideas about ourselves, creating unnecessary doubt and uncertainty when it would be better to take action based on what comes from the heart of things, from intuition,Continue reading “Seeing is Believing”
Category Archives: Learning
In the course of making it is good to capture the stages along the way. It is especially important to get good images of the finished product. This is the received wisdom. So I have been behind the camera. learning. i hope it shows..
Yes- the Oysters are shaping up.
Working through the assembly sequence is interesting because of the different weights of cloth I’ve used. The red, pink and purple are furnishing weight cloth, which makes the wallets cosy… with a chunky feel. The black/dark grey works well, it lies flatter and is easier to stitch and accommodates the quilted templates more easily thanContinue reading “Yes- the Oysters are shaping up.”
Problems and Solving
these little rectangles of cloth are starting their life as oyster wallets. they were cut out before I figured the best way to sew them, they have been waiting for some tlc. Now is the time. I have a method of making that can incorporate the rectangles quite well. Now this problem has been sortedContinue reading “Problems and Solving”
Crows at the Southbank Centre-Village Fair 24th August 2013
We made crow themed bunting at the Southbank Village Fair on August 24th. These lovely people joined in as well as two girls stitching away at the beginning of the day. I would like to have included them in the gallery, but I hadn’t asked their parents’ permission directly. I always enjoy drop-in stitch sessions andContinue reading “Crows at the Southbank Centre-Village Fair 24th August 2013”
Look! we made these……. at Lambeth Country Show
All these lovely people joined in Hope in Your Handbag™ taster workshop at Lambeth Country Show .They learned raw edge applique and stitched a small sample.It was a planned one hour workshop, we did two in the end. Here’s what I learned…children are decisive and focused, everyone finished their work, I love open air workshops…thatContinue reading “Look! we made these……. at Lambeth Country Show”
Is change challenging?
It’s has been study time. I am getting to grips with blog admin. To add extra features to the blog, to expand it into my main Sewin Studio website . There is now a new home page, which will feature my latest work. Take a look and and let me know what you think. IContinue reading “Is change challenging?”
For a long time I have been trying to fathom how to include lots of pictures, aka known as a gallery, into my blog posts – well now I know. You can find out too at learn.wordpress.com- under the ‘Get Flashy’ title in the left sidebar.. It gives examples and instructions. I like this grid format. WhenContinue reading “Gallery Opening”
Making Uncovered at Brixton East 20th April 2013
I’ve set up a Hope in Your Handbag™ workshop page, which you can see on the tab next to “About” and “Sewin Studio”. I will be holding a workshop as part of Making Uncovered at Brixton East on 20th April as well as demonstrating my hand bag making . It’s going to be a fantasticContinue reading “Making Uncovered at Brixton East 20th April 2013”