Project Roundup

First of all, the Needle & Thread front counter is in the process of receiving a makeover – the front is now covered in dark brown paper. It looks a bit plain just flat, so I’m thinking of putting some fake drawers on the front to make it more visually interesting. New balls of yarn…… Continue reading Project Roundup

Project Roundup

I’ve had these handkerchiefs for years and years, and they’ve ended up with brown spots on them, the sort that don’t come out in the wash. So, in an effort to upcycle them…. ….I’ve been embroidering leaves and bees over the brown spots. I tried to match the thread colour to that used in those…… Continue reading Project Roundup

Project Roundup

Petra: “I’ve been clearing out some clothes I don’t really wear anymore, and I was wondering if this would fit you?” Tiffany: “Cool, yeah, I can try it on really quick!” T: “So, it’s a little large at the top.” P: “Oh stars, it is a bit, isn’t it!” T: “It’ll be easy to make…… Continue reading Project Roundup

Jacket Renovation

Do you remember Sarah’s khaki jacket that I made ages ago? Well, I like to think my outerwear-making skills have improved somewhat…. So, here is the new-and-improved version! I kept as much as I could of the original jacket, which includes the sleeves (because that embroidery was difficult). Unfortunately, I did have to re-make the…… Continue reading Jacket Renovation

Project Roundup

Petra’s Christmassy shirt got some longer sleeves this morning: And I’m in the process of figuring out how I want these aprons for Fierro’s to come together: I also want to make Hazel a Christmassy shirt or dress, and Sarah and her friends want to decorate the stores for the season. However, it’s been raining…… Continue reading Project Roundup