A few weeks ago I had a lovely holiday in Kassiopi, Corfu. I had visited there a few years ago and had discovered a very talented weaver who has a small shop on the main street of Kassiopi. I was very pleased to see that she is still in business and is doing well. She… Continue reading Agathis
This is a project to felt and sew a hand felted cushion cover. Materials used: Wool roving for making felt approx 1 yard of cotton fabric 16 inch zipper 19 inch pillow form Hand made Felt To make the felt top for this pillow, I made a large piece of felt approx 24 inches square.… Continue reading Wet Felting Project – Felted Cushion Cover
In the previous article I provided instructions for knitting a Santa doll. Knit Santa Doll Santa needs a Santa suit, so I thought that I would make him one from handmade felt. I started by felting a fairly thin piece of red felt (approx 15″x15″ Square) Santa’s Trousers After felting I cut a piece of… Continue reading Santa Suit Pattern
AMAZON How to Sew Handwoven Fabrics – US Handwoven Tailormade: A Tandem Guide to Fabric Designing, Weaving, Sewing and Tailoring
A cross stitch piece of the Qingming Festival.
If you have been following some of my posts to our Delphi Forum, I had mentioned that I was on a search for a new sewing machine. When I moved to London several years ago, I had purchased a budget sewing machine – a Janome. At the time I knew that I would eventually need… Continue reading Janome Sewing Machine