This weekend at Hope and Elvis was perfect for recharging my creative batteries. Lots of sewing, yummy food and fabrics galore! This is my third class with the amazing Janet Bolton and each time I learn more.
Hand Stitchery with Janet Bolton
Janet is an inspirational tutor. Her hand stitched work is breathtaking.
The day started with a talk through some of her current work, before she demonstrated her sewing method with one of her famous chickens.
|Janet demonstrating her ‘chickens’
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There are lots of boxes and bags of goodies hidden around my sewing room. After a recent tidy-up I rediscovered one of my many treasured inspiration boxes.
I have quite a few boxes dotted around the place. Each one has its own themed bits in it. This beauty is full of sewing ephemera and vintage packaging.
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My first love is a bit of hand sewing. Occasionally a project requires a little more stitching – some free motion embroidery. It’s then, my wonderful trusty Bernina is dusted off, plugged in and threaded up.
Free Motion Project
This piece of sewing – work in progress – is a small piece made using raw edge applique onto a vintage French Quilt.
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