I embroidered this doily for my owl-loving daughter for Easter using a handmade antique doily I have had for years. The design is Emb Library Baroque Barn Owl F7919. The colors were changed to suit her taste.
I needed a small gift to give to a child and found this old teddy bear design tucked away. Probably from Moose as I remember buying a couple of ITH designs when my grandson was born in 2001 and didn't have a filing system then. It is made from gold
Decided to make something for myself from my vintage "stash" and designed this Christmas stocking. I found green felt, a card of old green cotton lace plus a couple of different pink trims and this is the result!
I made this bag for my GS Calum (the one who loves sewing) for his 10th birthday. He also belongs to a Junior Sailing Club and I thought the bag might be handy. The patches etc are obsolete Australian Navy items and the Tally Band around the top is
Are there any secrets to using silk embroidery thread? I have been trying to get the look of shiny Chinese embroidery with no luck. The thread keeps breaking. Is there a certain brand I should be using. Mine appears to be unbranded, I bought it at a cr
Using instructions from Quilting Arts Oct-Nov magazine I created this scuptural bowl. It consists of layers of fabric pieces, thread and wool -roving sandwiched between two pieces of wash away stabilizer and stitched extensively.