My dear mother was heavily influenced by the wartime ‘Make-do-and-Mend’ generation. She could be very resourceful and did her best to make ends meet. She’d turn her hand to anything. One her regular projects was making pyjamas for my two older brothers.
I remember playing with a Speedweve as a child. Pushing the links to and fro and not quite knowing what it was really used for.
Mum’s Sewing Box
Each time I visit my mum, she gives me more and more sewing bits n bobs that she’s found in her cupboards.
Playing with a Speedweve
A recent challenge from my local branch of the Embroiderers Guild gave me the perfect opportunity to use it. Continue reading “Using My Mum’s Vintage Speedweve.”