Archive for April 2011

Royal wedding fever (my way)

A Union Jack cushion made using remnants, braid, ribbon and buttons

  Bring out the bunting and the gingham table cloths. Get cracking on the scones and the triangle shaped cucumber sandwiches. Yes, there is a Royal Wedding on the way and here is my humble contribution…funky union jack cushions made from G P and J Baker “fern” fabric with vintage trims and cute buttons – … Continue reading

New Saturday Social Online Course

This week on the Saturday Social we are learning all about Embroidery Basics…come and join the fun here.

Saturday Social Tutorial

This lovely eye mask is the featured project in this week’s Saturday Social – find it here.

You don’t need big remnants for big projects!

Isn’t this fab? This is a patchwork chair we made last year and exhibited at The Chelsea Flower Show (we think it is a show-stopper!!). It just goes to show that using remnants on bigger projects is a joy. No remnant on this chair was bigger than 1 metre (and most were much smaller). Proof … Continue reading

Sunday sewing book review

Happy Mother’s Day. Still looking for the perfect present for the perfect Mum? Over at our “doings” blogs, Sunday is book review day, check it out.

Catch up with “The Saturday Social”

Hop on over to our making/doing blog for more info about “The Saturday Social”. Today’s highlighted ¬†project is a great idea for all you “scrap packers” – a real stash buster.

Meet the dog with 3 names…

  Find out more about the dog with 3 names on our special blog of remnant doings here.

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