Secret Sisters have had the information about who to send their gift to for a couple of days, so I know there will be much scratching of heads. Whether you are taking part or not, please fill this thread with gift suggestions which fit the criteria
This is "Stripnflip Santa" - the latest addition to Engineered in Stitches. Thank you ethan for the inspiration! He is designed to hang, but I think I will make some without the ribbon to sit on bottles like this one is doing. He now has a little bro
Can someone explain BX fonts to me please? Are they just an alphabet which can be used from a keyboard, (ie one size) or are they are a word processable font? The interchangeable use of "alphabet" and "font" is so confusing!
Lucy Locket won't lose this pocket in a hurry! I added the loops and D rings in the yoke seam when I made the skirt. The purse is an ITH quickie with the little lobster claw thingies added whilst making. It is a sort of girlie sporran!
A change from the quilt! I thought I had CD's out of my system some years ago but they have resurfaced! The design for the Christmas version is now available from Engineered in Stitches. The one on the left is made with die cut poinsettia bracts and t
I've been AWOL due to a nasty virus, but in between paroxysms of coughing and feeling miserable I have managed to finish my ITH sampler quilt. I have to say I'm very pleased with the back! (The black stripe across the top is the hanging sleeve. I
A bit early, but for various reasons it is time to start the Secret Santa ball rolling. If you wish to take part, please send an email to cutesecretsanta(at)yahoo(dot)com and in a couple of weeks I'll tell you more!
This is what has been occupying me this week. Aldi had very cheap FQs at the weekend so I bought 3 packs. I added some white for sashing and black for backing and I'm using them to test my own ITH quilt blocks. These are pieced, backed, quilted and joine
In a recycling mood today - I began with the skirt from a sundress I bought at a jumble sale, the lid of a CD spindle and two scrap CDs. I had to add some Bump from my stash but that is all. The basket is in two sections, each was made ITH. Pockets fir
My big sister dropped this owl fabric off yesterday and told me that she needed a bag to send to her great granddaughter in Australia by the end of the week. As little sisters always do as they are told, I came up with this. I digitised an applique owl i
Here are some pictures from my recent trip around a couple of folk festivals. I love to collect pictures of the Morris costumes - particularly when they are English Paper Pieced. The video is of Mike and I with a group of people we had been teaching ov
Fresh out of the hoop - this green man has been in my head for a couple of weeks while I have been away and has just seen the light of day for the first time. He is made in the hoop using felt (3 hoopings) and measures about 30 cm across. I plan to stretc