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…

Monthly Archives: February, 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

Fabric Labels

I made some simple labels by gluing fabric to cardboard and cutting it in a circle. I used a drinking glass as the circle template and some craft glue. I … Continue reading

February 23, 2013

Challenge 11 – Rose Throw

This uses a technique called ‘broderie perse’ which is essentially using appliqué to make an expensive or rare fabric go further by using small pieces of it as a feature. I used … Continue reading

February 23, 2013

Challenge 3b and 3c – Basic Cushion

I combined two cushion techniques to make this one. It has an envelope back – great if you hate zips! And the cover is five strips of fabric that form … Continue reading

February 23, 2013