I hestitated where to put this because it is embroidered by hand! The photograph was printed in draft quality onto cotton fabric which had been treated with Bubble Jet 2000 and ironed onto freezer paper. I then doodled with a needle and thread to give
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
UPDATED I hope this explains the truly secret secret sister project! Everyone who took part sent me an embroidered square and a print square and I put them together for our Dennis. It was delivered today and here he is with it. I've j
TIP. How many times have you carefully put a ribbon into an ITH felt item and then cut it off at the last stage? I came up with a plan today. I stitched the placement outline on tear away stabiliser and then added the ribbons. I covered that with anoth
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
My Facebook group "Engineered in Stitches" now has over 1200 members and has raised over £1000 for the charity. Not bad in 6 months! I know a lot of people don't want to have anything to do with Facebook. Actually, I am one of you! I never post or
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.
SECRET SISTER UPDATE! It is really difficult to do this without letting the cat out of the bag, but I'll do my best. (The Secret Sister project this time really is a secret!) So the international postal systems have been busy and contributions have