Book publisher SearchPress are giving away a copy of the wonderful book 'The Textile Artist: From Art to Stitch' by by Janet Edmonds. Don't miss out on this fab freebie...all the need to do is email: email@example.com stating your name and membership number. The winner will be contacted on the 14th February! If you're not … Continue reading Fantastic freebie!…win a copy of ‘The Textile Artist: From Art to Stitch’ by Janet Edmonds.
I hope you had a lovely Christmas and best wishes for 2018. I’m not a big one for New Year’s resolutions. Mainly ‘cos I never seem to keep up with them. I say ‘them’ – I usually have just one! For many years I have resolved to finish the year with fewer UFOs than I … Continue reading Happy New Year!!
This is a decoration from a book company called Art to Heart. It's a fixture in our house every Christmas!
Christmas is coming! A simple piece of stitchery.
JOLLY ROBIN PICTURE REQUIREMENTS Background fabric 6” x 4” Scraps of brown, red, green and yellow fabric Bondaweb Fine thread for stitching picture Thicker thread for robin legs. INSTRUCTIONS Trace around your pattern shapes onto the paper side of the bondaweb and cut out each shape roughly. Iron to chosen fabric Cut out neatly. … Continue reading 3 days till Christmas: Jolly Robin
I found this workshop on You Tube and have made about 8 of these already......they really are quick to sew - especially if you make two or three at once and keep repeating each stage. Here are a few .... they have been very easy to give away so these are all I have left. … Continue reading 4 Days till Christmas: Cathedral Window Ornaments
I don't know about the rest of you, but I am the kind of person who cannot just concentrate on one thing at once, and so I love to have something to listen to while I'm sewing. Right now my sewing soundtrack is Anais Mitchell's Hadestown. It's a modern retelling of the Orpheus and Eurydice myth … Continue reading 5 Days till Christmas: Listen while you sew
I've been scrolling through Instagram, and thought I'd share some of my favourite finds with you! https://instagram.com/p/Bcm2UuElk0N/ https://instagram.com/p/BcnX9-fHW1x/ https://www.instagram.com/p/Bc0NLcvHlJO/?tagged=christmasquilt https://instagram.com/p/Bcpjj_vBVqX/ https://instagram.com/p/Bc0_nTDFoex/ https://instagram.com/p/Bcz_kcsgyd4/
When the rest of your family is rushing into town to spend their Christmas money, you know what's really important. Grab some hot chocolate. Settle yourself down at your laptop, and hit the Boxing Day sales quilter's style! Fabric shops join in with Boxing Day sales too, and you can get some great fabric at … Continue reading 7 days till Christmas: Boxing Day Sales!
My friends and I have this tradition where at some point before Christmas, we all get together and go ceramic painting. I highly recommend it! It's so much fun, and such a creative way to get you in a Christmassy mood!