Sunday, 28 August 2011

Saturday in Bath..

Spent the day in Bath with a lovely lovely friend of mine. We met on the train, had coffee in the sunshine with an opera singing busker to entertain us. Window shopped and lunched in the Raven. Sat in lovely bookshop and browsed, but did not buy anything.

Best thing was I discovered a Fabric shop in Bath that has remained hidden to me up till now. It is called Country Threads and is in Pierrepoint Place. I have not seen such an amazing selection of fabrics sine Purl in New York, so i felt like I had gone to fabric Heaven! Needless to say I stocked up while I was there, but I feel this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship!

Wednesday, 10 August 2011

This week's sewing adventures

MY old faithful sewing machine is getting a bit past it, and has always been basic, but now I think it is time for a new friend to ease my working day. So U have ordered a new Singer Brilliance, which will be delivered this week. I can't wait to see what new tricks I can get up to with that! In the meantime, I have been making some new things this week and having lots of fun with colours and fabrics.

Monday, 8 August 2011

New Old fabrics!

I had some new fabrics in the post, I say new, but mostly vintage. Now all I need to do is work out how best to exploit their loveliness. Some are very old and needed some significant soaking to get the starch out of them, but one has stayed quite papery and I think it must be meant to be that way.

Wednesday, 3 August 2011

Updated the design of my blog...

I made a new header and changed it all around a bit!