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”
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Making Uncovered Success!
Every thing about taking part in Making Uncovered was satisfying, right from the first meeting at Brixton East (where I immediately visualised myself in situ sewing and making) to being paid promptly for my workshop. This was my first time working with Makerhood and from the outset it was evidently a clearly thought out, seamless operation. TheContinue reading “Making Uncovered Success!”
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”
38 Steps and ‘Hope in Your Handbag’™
The first bag from my ‘Hope in Your Handbag’™ collection has over 38 different actions taken in it’s creation. From the preparation and execution of the letters that make up the appliqued and hand embellished Affirmation, to cutting, stitching and piecing the cloth, to building up the bag structure and internal layers, to glueing it allContinue reading “38 Steps and ‘Hope in Your Handbag’™”