Sewing Challenge

The challenge of making everything in The Liberty Book of Home Sewing in one year (hmm…would you believe two years?). How about: Lots of things I have made in the past year or so…

Dresden Plate Shopping Bag

Dresden plate quilting has been around for a long time. Cardboard templates are required for each petal and then the petals are hand sewn together. Once the cardboard has been … Continue reading

February 10, 2014

Challenge 13 – Drawstring Bag

I made this for my Mum. I’m not sure what she uses it for, but I never doubt she can find uses for bags! This is from page 69 of … Continue reading

September 22, 2013

Challenge 5b – Cook’s Apron (adult)

This apron has a hand wiper instead of a pocket. The idea is that you wash the hand wiper more regularly than the rest of the apron. I’m not sure … Continue reading

September 16, 2013

Soft and cuddly cushion doll

The pattern is made up of overlapping circles. I traced plates for the body and face and cups for the ears and arms. I didn’t give her legs, because if … Continue reading

September 9, 2013

Banana Choc-chip Muffin-cakes

These are muffins that stay moist for days and they’re delicious. My daughter calls them muffin-cakes. So here’s the recipe for Banana Choc-chip Muffin-cakes. Ingredients 2 cups self raising flour … Continue reading

July 10, 2013

Challenge 12 – Gadget Case

Well this started out as a gadget case for my new work phone, but ended up just a little bit small to get my phone in and out of easily … Continue reading

June 18, 2013

Peg Board

Artist canvas covered in polyester wadding and fabric. Staple the wadding and fabric to the frame of the stretched canvas and then staple the ribbon into place. Add small pegs … Continue reading

February 23, 2013 · 1 Comment