Tag Archives: handmade

Rhymes with “Safe Assett”….

I have long been a fan of the fabric designed by Kaffe Fassett and his partners Philip Jacobs and Brandon Mabley, collectively known as “The KFC Collective”.
The bright, bold, joyous designs are instantly recognisable and very appealing . However I had never actually bought, sewn with, or even been in the same room as an actual piece of the fabric.… Read the rest

Brooching the subject……


A couple of folks on my Facebook page asked about how I made my scrappy brooches, and as it happens I recently made a step-by-step record of the process.


I made this scarf ¬†using my overlock/serger and was left with a pile of scraps…….


these are some of the scraps left over from the scarf..


this is what I use as the base of my textile pieces, a open weave mesh, and some tulle or organza?… Read the rest