Make Some Christmas Coasters

As we head towards Christmas I thought I’d make some festive coasters for the table. They’re really simple to make. You start with two squares of fabric, I went for contrasting colours black and white.  Cut your design out of different coloured materials and assemble on one of the squares fixing in place with pins.  Once you’re happy with the design embroider onto your base … Continue reading Make Some Christmas Coasters

Sue Stone Textile Artist

One of the highlights of the Festival of Quilts was obviously Diana Harrison work but another was the work of textile artist Sue Stone. The exhibit is entitled “This is Me” and is a series of small portraits each around 27 by 35cm. Mixed media creations using a combination of fabrics, threads, wool, felt and acrylic paint. This is how the artist describes her work…… … Continue reading Sue Stone Textile Artist

Make A Kindle or iPad Cover

So in preparing for our holiday I finally gave in and bought a Kindle.  I love the feel of books and have been avoiding switching to electronic despite the convenience but when we last went on holiday half the case was taken up with books so decided it was time to give in. My husband bought me a Kindle but as I didn’t have a cover … Continue reading Make A Kindle or iPad Cover