All posts filed under: finished projects

embroidered mask

May Morris Mask

I made this embroidered mask for my aunt Nancy. The flower is done with vintage fake silk embroidery floss and the leaves are with regular DMC cotton. The pattern is adapted from a May Morris embroidered fire screen. The card in the background is from […]

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crochet sheep overlooking lake

Tiny sheep photo shoot

I made some tiny crochet sheep for a friend’s wedding present. We learned how to crochet together for the Handmade Herd project and it was nice to get back into the swing of things – albeit on a smaller scale.

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Under the Wire

Phew! Just submitted my entry for the first round of the Hand & Lock contest. I’m not sure these three little leaves will be enough to get me into the next round. It’s been fun trying out different threads and stumpwork stitches. Fingers crossed! x […]

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A Quilt for Quinn

My Nana is a wonderful quilter and I’ve always wanted to give it a go. I made this quilt as a leaving present for a colleague who’s moved to the bonny shores of Scotland. It was a pleasure to make and I’ll definitely try quilting again. A big […]

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Mini quilted football

My friend makes the most delightfully detailed dolls. A little boy requested a Wayne Rooney doll and she asked me to make the football. Not just any football – but the HiVis football from the 2016 Premier League. I cut out 12 tiny pentagons and quilted […]

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Wonder Woman

Here’s my first entry for the &Stitches: Old Stitches, New Tricks competition – wish me luck! I had a lot of fun learning and improvising new stitches for this project! I wound yellow thread through black backstitching to mimic rope for the Lasso of Truth and combined […]

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Vogue Charity Fashion Show 2007

Vogue Charity Fashion Show is an annual fundraiser at Queen’s University which raised $23,000 for Kingston General Hospital in 2007. As a second year student at Queen’s University, I teamed up with a friend to design and construct what turned out to be the winning collection. […]

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