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Bags of fun

Lots of pictures today. I made some fabric treasure packs: I wondered how much mileage you could get out of one pack, so, just out of interest, I spent an enjoyable few days getting to know the ‘Moody Blues’ pack. … Continue reading

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Winter in August

Still in the spirit of tidying and finishing, I spent the weekend finally getting round to finishing the cover for a sketchbook I started in January. Not really the season for it, admittedly, although the temperature and rainfall recently have … Continue reading

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#13 – the layered circle

In order to balance some of yesterday’s excitement, I made something very, very simple: And I really like it. Just raw edge circles, in three sizes, layered on top of each other with a vintage button in the centre. Simple … Continue reading

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#11 – the exploded nine patch circle

With this one, I wondered whether I could apply the patches of a nine-patch directly to the background rather than stitch them together in the usual way. The fabric is over-dyed and cut from a cotton skirt I found in … Continue reading

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#1: the eco-dyed circle

This is the one that started it all off. This amazing little piece of eco-dyed cotton fabric came as a gift from Arlee and I used it exactly as it was, without cutting, re-shaping or re-sizing. It also doubles as … Continue reading

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Around the nine-patch (part 3)

And the final part – for now. I wondered whether, if the nine-patch can be a circle, it could also be a ring: Not my usual colour scheme, and I’m afraid I can’t account for it. The silk in question … Continue reading

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Around the nine patch (part 2)

Bear with me on this path of digression, one thing kind of leads to another here. I wondered how it might look if I left out the middle square. A square hole in a round peg…? The black and white … Continue reading

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