I've had this in the back of mind to try for a few days, but I've been a bit busy with other things. ;) I wanted to put the current UT freebie on a tea towel, but I didn't have any plain ones suitable. So, I embroidered the design onto white cotton
I showed this quilt top in sewing a few days ago, but it is now promoted to projects as it has been quilted in the hoop of my embroidery machine. This was the first time the quilting hoop had been out of its packaging but I think it will see more use now!
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
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.
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
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
I've never embroidered jeans before, but I was browsing Urban Threads and saw the tutorial about how to do pockets. I thought they had a really good idea about not unpicking the whole pocket. (Just leave a few stitches attached at the top.) The rest of t
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