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87/100: 100 Days of Making

Monochromatic Mishap!

Those who know me well, fully recognise that I love colour! But last winter when I spied these fabulous Sportscraft houndstooth trousers on sale, I couldn’t resist. I usually make all my own clothes but a pair of well made tailored trousers on sale will see me grabbing my purse. I viewed these […]

85/100: 100 Days of Making

Curtains!

I don’t usually custom make curtains but when a lovely friend asks you, how can you say “no”!

Leanna has just had her house painted inside and out and new curtains for several rooms were on the agenda to go with the new lovely rich tones in her bedrooms, living room and media room. I […]

71/100: 100 Days of Making

Shibori Vat Friday!

While the indigo vat from the workshop a few weeks ago was still active I decided to dye some pieces of linen to make a long sleeved top now that the weather is (almost) cooling down. The long thin strip is for a band to go around the bottom and the other […]

26/100: 100 Days of Making

Spread joy! Here are the beginnings of an embroidered panel I am working on. I have loved embroidery since I first made a sampler in Year 4 at primary school. (The girls did compulsory sewing after lunch every Friday, I think the boys did basket weaving.)

I am not sure where I am headed with […]