Category Archives: Stitching

Stitching Fossils Piece

The last time I posted, I showed you my piece that I started for the 4th Quarter Challenge that included twists, tubes and hand spun yarn. Here’s what it looked like after felting. I started hand stitching and used some … Continue reading

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A brief glimpse into the Knitting & Stitching Show in London

This weekend the biggest fibre and fabric-related event in Europe happened right here in London. Every year I volunteer for my spinning guild and, in return, I get a free pass for all days. Although the Knitting & Stitching Show … Continue reading

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A picture for exhibition

Last week I missed doing my blog post because I had no power or internet. My area was hit by 6 tornados. We were not hit we had no damage.  Some areas near us were hit very hard, the large … Continue reading

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Liberty Bodice

This is a guest post by one of our forum members Antje Ream.  Many women of a certain age will remember ‘Liberty Bodices’. These were the vests of the day. At the age of 7 or 8 I was not … Continue reading

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Beneath the Surface Challenge

I posted about creating a sample for the 3rd Quarter Challenge in July. I decided to add some free motion machine stitching. Once I got into the studio, I found a piece that I thought would work well in combination … Continue reading

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Small Felt Pouches

First I wanted to let people know the discount code for lables is now up, it is at the bottom of the post. sew-on-labels I am almost finished the sewing of the small felt pouches. I still have to add … Continue reading

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Learning and Experimentation with Online Classes

Have you wanted to be a little more experimental in your fiber art practice? Do you want to learn new techniques and add embellishments to felt or other fabric? Why not try an online class all about embellishing felt? Anyone … Continue reading

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