‘h’ is for haberdashery

  ‘h’ was my first choice letter today and provided todays title. So yesterday (Day 2) I nipped Into town to replenish supplies.  MacCulloch and Wallis and John Lewis were my destinations. As I turned left into Dering Street, it was looking decidedly quiet, maybe because there is major cross rail works going on ,Continue reading “‘h’ is for haberdashery”

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.”

Express Yourself: Decided

Instead of unpicking the white letters I added more, which adds a raised dimension and sets the letters in relief. I used a plain weave white cloth and stitched coloured thread to soften the edges. I made a feature of the ‘Y’ using  gingham and a different font , notice how the new yellow stitchesContinue reading “Express Yourself: Decided”

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”