46/100: 100 Days of Making

It’s a bit like stained glass!!!

I have made a start on machine embroidering a table runner this morning. As part of adding some finishing touches to our living room makeover, I wanted to make a table runner for our 8 seater walnut-toned dining table. I was keen to lighten up the top of the […]

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 […]

100 Days of Handmade//Day 70//

Handmade-70Honoured pastimes

Meet my great grandmother Mary Ann Jeays. And four of her seven surviving children – Albert, Arthur, Edith and Florence. We think this photo was taken in the early 1900s in Brisbane.

While it is stiff and formal I think it tells […]

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