Posts Tagged ‘patchwork’

I posted a patchwork pattern I’d made a couple of days ago, and the sewing is now underway. I like to take ‘in-progress’ pictures as I sew along, and this is where I’m at as of this evening. I’m very much liking the combinations of colours and textures, and I can’t wait to finish it!! […]

I spent some time this evening working out a patchwork pattern & plan for a commission … is there anything more fun you can do with geometry?! 😀 The whole thing is only 45cm x 45 cm and has 68 individual pieces to it. This picture shows the full size template with numbering and markings […]

Children went back to school today, so it was back to work for me, too. All the cutting and piecing of the pattern is done for this patchwork tote bag … using the mineral grey tones of old denim & corduroy as a base, a good black cotton to line it, jewel-like fuschia silk for […]

I get so much satisfaction working with textiles, it’s an activity that absorbs me completely and that I enjoy so much – taking something from conception to completion and solving all the problems of design and material and construction along the way, and the opportunity to learn new techniques, to refine old ones and to […]

We are enjoying some lovely late September sunshine here – would you believe glorious sun and 21 C today? I wouldn’t have thought it a week ago . . . but it’s fantastic and I hope it lasts a bit longer! We had an early-ish start (just for a change – early starts seem to […]