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.
Last year she gave me her red sewing box, which was a joy to clean and to see it come to life again. She also gave me her old Speedweve also known as Lancashire’s Smallest Loom.
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.”
For me, a shopping trip to any vintage shop is a time for inspiration and an opportunity to think creatively about texture, colour and style.
Every box or shelf holds the key to the start of a new project, just like these black and white zig-zag lines which caught my eye.
Continue reading “Vintage Finds and Inspiration”
How do you decorate your walls?
A Bit Bonkers
On a recent trip
to town I discovered a yummy shop with some wonderful ideas for decor.
I just wanted to take these gorgeous buttons home with me.
Unfortunately they were glued down so all I could do was drool over them.
The assistants thought I was a bit bonkers.
This was just a small section of a decorated room divide in a London
shop that that I adored.
Continue reading “Decorate with Buttons – What a surprise !”