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Monday, January 31st, 2011

beginners quilting class

beginners quilting class

I am joining the Ladies of Dulwich in March to teach a beginners quilting course at the Scarlet Peacock, you can bring along favorite bits of fabric, well loved clothes and shirts and come a turn them into a quilt. Its a great way of learning a skill and creating new out of old and [...]

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Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010

Quilt for my new nephew Arthur!

Quilt for my new nephew Arthur!

Cot or crib quilts are such great present for new born babies and can be truly treasured for each child – I’m not too precious about colour, its more about putting pieces together that look good and make it fun. I can’t stand things for babies that are too gender orientated as who says boys [...]

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Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

Reupholstering

organic reupholstered chair

.. every now and again one gets board of the tired old chairs that are now sitting in the living room and one feels like making anew, now it seems like a good idea until you actually go and have a look in the shops and anything half descent is well over ones meager budget [...]

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Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

Making lamp stands from reclaimed objects

Reclaimed floor boards lamp base

I had been thinking about getting some lamp bases made for the silk lamp shades i have had made from the Polly Hope Ahimsa silks. I had initially been thinking of creating lamps from other objects such as vases and pots and found this ceramic sculpture in a small second hand furniture shop in Herne [...]

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