Tag Archives: hand stitched

A colour update

A few weeks ago a lovely lady called Tiffany got in touch. In 2013 she commissioned me to make a length of bunting for her son’s nursery. Her family recently had the horrible misfortune to lose their home and all … Continue reading

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The central panel grows!

I have picked one of my favourite dark blue floral fabrics to completely surround the central panel of my heirloom quilt. I wanted this section to stand out and I’m really pleased how it turned out! I think I’m going … Continue reading

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A monogrammed pudding!

My lovely sister is starting to think of Christmas and asked me to stitch her a robin and a pudding with her and her husband’s initials embroidered on the back. We both have Christmas¬†decorations which have been collected from all … Continue reading

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Liberty Hexagons

A lovely friend surprised me with a small piece of Liberty fabric. I recently taught her to stitch paper pieced patchwork and when she saw this fabric, she thought that it would look perfect in my heirloom quilt. I was … Continue reading

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My progress in hexagons

I have been adding hexagons onto the central panel of my heirloom quilt and it has grown beautifully! I have blu-tacked them onto my wall so that I can see them and be inspired by the colours as I work. … Continue reading

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Book Review : Fa la la la Felt

If you love the idea of a handmade Christmas and you love to work with felt, then Fa la la la Felt by Amanda Carestio is the perfect book for you! This fantastic festive book has 45 different decorations for … Continue reading

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Present in the Post – November

Christmas is around the corner and to get the festivities started I am giving away some of my miniature bunting! The cheery red flags will look just as lovely on your tree as they would draped along your mantelpiece. You … Continue reading

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Present in the Post – October

To say a big thank you to all of my lovely readers this October, Present in the Post is one of my felt gingerbread men! Not only are they lovely to decorate your home at Christmas, but your house will … Continue reading

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New hexagons

I was really pleased to discover that the card that we printed our save the date cards on is the perfect thickness for the templates in my heirloom quilt! We printed a few prototypes when we were testing out the … Continue reading

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Nursery bunting

I’ve just finished stitching a lovely piece of mini wool felt bunting in pale grey, yellow and white. It was a custom order for a lady in America, who is decorating a nursery ready for her new baby. I love … Continue reading

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