Category Archives: Bags

A Handbag?!!

  I used a piece of pink velvet that I considered to be “Meh” and two different silks that I considered to be “Yum”.  I made the velvet yummy by printing, stencilling and applying some lengths of gorgeous Colinette yarns. … Continue reading

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Forgive me if…

Writing this in a power cut, even though the weather is the least aggressive that it has been for several weeks. I am not sure if I have already posted images of these two finishes before so forgive me if … Continue reading

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Spring handbag

A bag for myself!  My last big button handbag’s handle wore through and rather than mend it I have resigned it to the laundry to hold cleaning cloths!  The big button I love so much, I have re-used on this … Continue reading

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Knitting Content!!!

Jumper finished – Sublime Bamboo and Pearls   (who knew Viscose could have a Pearl origin?),  in Papyrus, a made-up-by-me pattern.  I wanted a simple cardi to go with the bright summer dresses I make from Batik fabric.  Once I started, … Continue reading

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A  tote made as a pressie for my fellow MIL.  When I was little, and my father was in the RAF, we moved so much I vowed that when I grew up I would live somewhere forever.  Of course when … Continue reading

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Makings – a cushion, a bag, and an ATC

  Inspired by Auntie Em’s Maverick stars – and a need to have something small and handsewn to do at the quilting meets. I used as a border some batik fabric that I have had for years.  I first bought a … Continue reading

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Reading/not reading

On Friday the WFV had to visit a school near Hay-on-Wye, so I was keen to go with him, not just because it is the town of books, not just because it has Bedecked, but also because we used to … Continue reading

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