Hexagons from circles project - now finished. When I had run out of circles, I had a rectangle of patchwork which I fancied making into some kind of container. A quick wander around the house and I found it was a perfect fit for the biscuit tin. This will
Trying out a new (to me) technique. These hexagons are hand stitched starting with a circle of fabric. Basically, the side is stitched to the centre six times. I decided the back looked nicer than the front so I used a tiny button to cover the join. I wou
According to the Google Santa Tracker, he has already visited quite a few places in Australia. https://santatracker.google.com/t... This means that you can open your presents and show us a picture! Nan, will you burst if you have to wait
This little wreath was made by pushing tiny scraps of fabric into a polystyrene ring with a blunt pencil. (It is the leftovers from my placemats and table runner.)<br /><br /> I'm planning to have a bigger one on the go throughout 2017 to use the oddm
UPDATE. I know a lot of you have been wondering what has been happening to my designs in recent months. First, I decided to "retire" so as not to have any income tax forms to fill in. That means there will be no more of my designs on Yoriko's sites. Ho
Big Bertha is back in the building! Thank you all for your commiserations when my machine threw a wobbler on Thursday. This really shows the benefits of buying from a dealer and making friends with them! I had a call at 9am this morning to say she was
A couple of Secret Santa parcels have already arrived! Please report here when you receive your gift. Remember, it is up to you if you open your parcel ahead of the day, but please keep the contents a secret. I'll start a thread for pictures of the p
When I bought my first embroidery machine, I bought a lot of very cheap threads from Ebay. At last I have found a use for some of them! The tape measure has Chinese measurements so I haven't found that very useful either!
I have just sent out the details of everyone's secret sister. My apologies if I have made mistakes, but the phone kept demanding my attention! Please let me know if there are any problems as soon as possible.
I thought I'd better report in and explain why I haven't been around much this week. My sister came to stay for a few days for some intensive sewing therapy with a job list as long as your arm! She has just gone home so I'll share some pictures of what
Deep breath - now is the time to sign up for the Secret Santa Scheme for 2016.<br /><br /> You will need to make ONE item and send it to your Santee to arrive by 20th December. How difficult is that?<br /><br /> To sign up, please send an email to c