Tag Archives: boro
I’ve been working on this little cloth for the past few days: The backing is a very old linen cloth with a hand-worked edging – it’s either very fine crochet or needle-lace, I can’t tell which. The worked area in … Continue reading
Of course, this jacket will need lining. And as I thought about that, I thought about how nice it might be if this was reversible. So that means making two jackets, in effect: one inside the other. If I bind … Continue reading
I began work on the jacket over the weekend, laying pieces of cotton and linen fabric over a foundation of fine soft quilter’s calico. I’m aiming for the colours of very early spring, as in this quick sketch: The back … Continue reading
Just a small thing in progress. The colours of Spring, taking the path of Spring.
In between squares for the large cloth, I put this little cloth together, using the same method – layering fabrics, piecing the squares, then quilting. I think I’m calling this technique ‘layered patchwork’ – I don’t know if I’m reinventing the … Continue reading