Tag Archives: Sewing

Jenny – Hand Marbled Fabric Notebook Covers

Sylvia and I love trying out new crafts and last summer we tried our hands at marbling on fabric. The results were very exciting and quickly became a bit addictive. The collection of pretty patterned fabrics pieces we had created started to … Continue reading

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Sylvia’s Memory Patchwork blog

Growing up in the 1940’s/50’s, patchwork quilts and rag rugs were essential household items in our home.  Every scrap of fabric was recycled to add warmth and comfort under our feet or on our beds. “I remember that dress, it … Continue reading

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Jenny – A cute girl’s dress

A few weeks ago a friend of a friend, a grandmother to be,  asked Sylvia and I to make a dress for a little girl age 2. The baby is yet to be born so Grandma was planning ahead. This … Continue reading

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Sylvia – More Patchwork

I picked up this bundle of fabric sample scraps from Bon Marche Haberdashery in Llandrindod Wells for just 50p. They inspired me to make these colourful totes. They are great for transporting books or PE kits to school or as storage receptacles in … Continue reading

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A new year and new venture

For the past few years Sylvia and I have spent at least one afternoon a week sewing and crafting together. Eventually we had amassed such a pile of pretty little handcrafted items for the home, for travelling or just for … Continue reading

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