This is a template for a home group.
Update - I've added a coaster! There are lots of teacher gifts around at the moment. In 35 years at the chalk face teaching secondary science I never received a personal gift so I've made this one for myself! The design is from The Chemistry Set now
I wonder how many of you remember the octagonal twist design I did a couple of years ago. I thought I would see how it worked stretched to fill my 230mm x 300mm hoop. I rather like it and will use these as placemats. When he who criticises saw the first o
When crazypatchmama posted a picture of the piano purse (from DBC) last week, it made me decide to update it a bit. The design, in 3 sizes is now available from my Facebook group Engineered in Stitches.
Owl mug rug. I've been trying to think of other animals to follow the pig as a recycled CD. I'm quite pleased with this owl - I may even enlarge the design to make a matching pot holder. He now has a potholder partner.
Blooming Brilliant quilt block - made in 4 sections all joined in the hoop. The left hand picture is the 200mm size (finished size 40 cm) the right hand one is a mock up of how it could look as a quilt. It is available in a range of sizes from Engineered
A gift for a yoga loving friend. The basic ITH A6 notebook cover is my own (available from Engineered in Stitches), but I added the yoga dog from Embroidery Library. The outer cover is made from linen ( recycled trousers) and the flaps and lining were fro
Another one for the dementia menagerie. For anyone who fancies making one - he has a little bell in one ear, rattly cellophane under the tractor fabric and cotton reels in the sock toe. The washers and nut are threaded on shoelace which is securely stitch
I was showing the ladies of my J-club how to make a snap top pouch on Friday (on the sewing machine) and I ran out of tape measure. I toddled into Poundland yesterday a bought one , but they only had the wider tape. Anyroadup I digitised this ITH version
ITH bag - made in four panels basically using my own modular tote design. The zipped pocket panel includes EPP hexagons I made from ice dyed fabric my daughter gave me. The pocketless panel is made from the tiny left over scraps under a layer of net. The
I've just (nearly) finished this quilt. Each block was pieced, backed and then quilted in the hoop. I had digitised the block to be joined in the hoop as well, but I found it was getting unwieldy so I joined the blocks into a row as I went along but th