I made this mini version of Dr Seuss’ classic Green Eggs and Ham as a Christmas gift. I found just the right orange at the local quilt shop in Minden, Remember Me Quilts. The book only has two pages and I wrote the text in […]
I created these short videos when putting together instructions for my English Hedgerow Embroidery Kit, pictured above. I hope you find them useful for whatever project you are working on! Apologies for them being a bit rough and ready. I’m going to look into iphone […]
I ordered a book by Kyao from JapanLovelyCraft that included a tutorial on how to make embroidered brooches. A few brooches in and I’m hooked! I love that you can take any design, trace it onto fabric, and turn it into something wearable! Everywhere I […]
I started working at Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House as learning & engagement officer at Lakeland Arts about four years ago. I’ve always wanted to create an embroidery pattern inspired by the house, and in my last month in the UK I finally did […]
After a bit of experimenting, I’ve gone with long and short stitch instead of satin, because satin buckles when you try to shape the wire. I’m using silk fabric as the backing and 1 strand of cotton thread. I think this project calls for silk floss and sequins. Stay tuned for more bling.
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 […]