Free Project – Crewel Embroidery Makeup Bag

I love this makeup case.  It is large bright and cheerful, and yet has a real retro feel to it.  I have used the crewel intentions designs around the edge of mine.  The zipper is easy to put in, and every person you gift one of these bags to will love it! Requirements 90cm fabric […]

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Friday Flashback – Crewel Intentions – New Freebie Added

Welcome back to another Friday Flashback, taking a look back at some of my favourite classic collections. This week I am bringing you the Crewel Intentions collection. I love this collection, and the bright and joyous look that you can achieve with these designs. I initially began looking at a crewel embroidery collection a few […]

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Free Embroidery Project – Deco Candlewicking Table Centrepiece

We all love new toys, and one of my recent purchases has been the double mitre ruler from The Sewing Revolution. So when I was creating a great new set of art deco candlewicking designs, I really wanted to create an elegant  shaped table centrepiece.  If you don’t have (or don’t want) a double mitre […]

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Friday Flashback – Deco Candlewicking – New Freebie – and how Victor/Victoria inspired this collection

Welcome back to another Friday Flashback, taking a look back at some of my favourite classic collections. This week I am bringing you the Deco Candlewicking collection. Art Deco has always been a huge influence on me. The wonderful Edward (husband) jokes that I would love him more if he was 100 years old.  Most […]

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Emma’s Touch and Feel Activity Board

Sometimes projects just happen almost by accident. Donna, a friend remembered that when in school they had a clock and day of the week marker and she asked me to devise something similar for our children. So we drew up the basic design to which was added a weather checker and a chore chart to […]

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Friday Flashback – Emma’s Touch and Feel – New Freebie

Welcome back to another Friday Flashback, taking a look back at some of my favourite classic collections. This week I am bringing you the Emma’s Touch and Feel collection. I have been sitting here for two weeks looking at how to approach this post. This one is difficult for me, as it reminds me of […]

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Free Project – Embroidered Hooded Towel

Hooded towels for the beach are a must. I love that I could pop a towel on top of the kids, rub them down to dry, and then change them under the towel, without exposing them on the beach.  This hooded towel is created using a regular towel and additional hand towel.  Adding embroidery to […]

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Friday Flashback – Conway Bears – New Freebie

Friday Flashback – Conway Bears Welcome back to another Friday Flashback, taking a look back at some of my favourite classic collections. This week we are looking back at the Conway Bears collections, including the Conway Beach Bears, and Conway Ballet Bears. These bears are the inspiration of a wonderful friend of mine – Anne […]

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Free Project – Applique Medallion Quilt

I have always wanted to make a medallion quilt, so when I made a cutting mistake in one of the Violets & More blocks (cut on the square, not the diamond), I decided to make lemonade, and from the ashes came this great lap or wall quilt. Notes: Finished size of quilt – 43.5” square […]

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Friday Flashback – Violets & More – New Freebie

Welcome back to another Friday Flashback, taking a look back at some of my favourite classic collections. This week we are looking back at the Dianne Johnston Violets & More Collection This is the second collection that I have created based on the amazing designs of Dianne Johnston. I began this collection at the instigation […]

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