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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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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This table runner is on it’s way to my local textile group, as part of their Challenge. I started it a few years ago, and have finally had a reason to complete it.
The binding was finished recently, then all I needed to do was add the embellishments and the hanging sleeve.
|Applique, quilting and hand stitching all rolled into one !
It’s long enough to lay along my long sideboard, or hang on a door!
|I love the red buttons
I know it’s a little early to be making Christmas decorations. At least I am ahead of myself for the Festive preparations this year.
Do you have Christmas projects on the go? Share your thoughts below.