Hello everyone! As you read this I will hopefully be having a whale of a time in Wales on a school biology trip.
I’ve been enjoying the Great British Sewing Bee recently which has made me want to do some more sewing, so I thought I’d do a quick post on a couple of samples that I have made.
The first is a simple cactus embroidery on a white cotton fabric, which I purchased from Fabric Land. I gained inspiration for this design from Pinterest and it uses a combination of straight stitch and french knots. I also created cactus flowers by embellishing with small pearlescent seed beads.
Another sample that I produced was this quilt sample, which used some of the scraps from my GCSE textiles project, as well as some of the beautiful fabrics that I bought in Portugal. It isn’t the neatest, but it was my first time using wadding so it came out better than expected. I also really like the combination of the blue and yellow fabrics.
Have you been sewing anything nice recently?
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