A friend of mine asked me to make a Tool Roll. Something he can store his crafting tools in. It’s gotta hold craft knives, scissors, paint brushes, pens, little fiddly bits and the like. Double layer, interfaced cotton broadcloth. The little cream tabs have rare earth magnets inside so it can be hung … More Something to sew when there’s no patchwork.
Yes, it’s been a while. A full year, well, minus a few days. Life and other interruptions. How they get in the way! I haven’t forgotten about you, honest, I didn’t. I have been researching patterns, fabrics and accessories. I have found the wonderful Patterns by Gertie, also, her blog Gertie’s Blog For Better Sewing, is a wealth … More Well, hello!
Hi welcome to the first Patchwork Pin-Up blog post. That gorgeous pic above is my very first bit of ‘proper’ patchwork. In the past I have dabbled with sewing, making clothes and costumes, even some soft furnishings. This patchwork is for a dress, a pin-up dress. Some of my friends and family have seen the … More The 1st Dress