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
This little scottie dog pincushion is made in one hooping which allowed me to develop a neat trick to match the plaid pattern in the fabric. An extra tip - the fleece fabric was very thin and stretchy so I used a piece of thin sheeting under it to keep
Update - version 2 now added. I've had a complete rethink on the engineering (and made it a bit wider.) It is now much easier to turn through and has less bulky seams.) First draft of a design that was buzzing around my mind whilst doing some coastal wa
In the hoop tablet case. I have a Samsung 7 inch tablet, but have been asked for a design to make one for I-pad mini which I think is a bit bigger. Unfortunately the design will need just a bit bigger hoop than 200 x 300 so I'll be back to the drawing bo
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
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