I have one hundred 3″ cloth squares in various colours and a number of random letters left over from another project. Each day I will stitch one letter to one square and post it on Instagram and blog about the process here. This is to get into a habit of making and to make aContinue reading “Trying again”
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..
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.”
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”
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”