When your son outgrows his shirts and you turn it into a lovely little summers top.
I dislike throwing things away that can still be used. In this case a pair of my son’s jeans. I just could not resist turning his old pair of jeans (with a few holes in), into a lovely cat.
I’ve made a new table cloth for my dining room and decided some placemats in the same fabric would look lovely. I had a lot of fun digitising the knife, fork and cake fork, then embroider it on the fabric.
I’ve always admired people making soft toys. However I thought that it would just be too hard to do. When I saw I could make an ITH kitty, I thought I’d give it a try. What fun! ITH is making something In The Hoop of an embroidery machine, so there is normally very little sewing…
… and then second one. It was so much fun, I couldn’t stop at one! The first one, I had great fun with marble art on the fabric before I started. The second one I made from my hubby’s old jeans and shirt. I must admit, this is my favourite one!
I love recycling fabric! Here is my latest project. So far I’ve made a little handbag and a knitting basket out of one leg of my hubbies old jeans.
I LOVE technology and I love being creative so it is amazing that I can combine the two!
A quick embroidery project for a lovely textured cushion.
My daughter loves whales, so when I asked her what she would like on a cushion, the answer was a whale. At that stage I had to travel to America, so I was delighted to have something to do on the plane. I must admit working with the beads during a flight was rather ‘fun’….
I have fallen in love with something that I’ve stopped doing years ago, when I started working full time. I can still remember my first embroidery project that I did with my mom when I was a teenager ;-). And now many many years later, my kids are all grown up and I found myself…