Here are some textiles from the small museum in the Old Methodist Schoolhouse in Reeth in Swaledale. This was an excellent museum with lots of information about Swaledale and the people who lived there.
Since I've had a bit more time to myself recently I have been making some patchwork bags. the first is a cross body bag complete with a small external zipped pocket. It was the first time of using that particular way of doing the pocket and I almost ended up trapping the bag inside the... Continue Reading →
I recently visited a brilliant quilt exhibition from the London Quilters held at the Swiss Cottage Library in Hampstead. The library has a lovely gallery space that I remember well from my working days there many, many years ago.
Fantastic trip almost a year ago with Arena Travel . These were some photos of the projects - a pair of mittens and a lace shawl. You will be glad to know they are no longer unfinished!
Have been meaning to share these photos for a while of a lovely cute knitted teddy from a Marie Wallin pattern. I have already thought about knitting another one but changing the sweater design slightly to make him look Norwegian.
On the 9th Jan I went to the V and A in London and got tickets to see the exhibition of Indian textiles "Fabric of India". The exhibition itself was brilliant and had lots of beautiful examples of fabric and design produced by a great variety of techniques. There was definitely a wow factor in... Continue Reading →