100 days of : chapter 7

I’m taking part in the 100 Day Project which officially finished on the 10th of July, congratulations to everyone who completed their 100 days within 100 days, quite an achievement! I’m bumbling on at my own pace, and I’ve completed another phase, you can read about previous phases here
I exchanged fabric with 9 other members of a Facebook group I belong to, and we are using each others pieces in our 100 Day Projects.… Read the rest

whoop de doop…

I’ve been taking part in another collaborative project with 9 other members of a Facebook textile group, this time we took it in turns to contribute to 10 5 inch embroidery hoops. Some of the previous projects fitted into a large letter sized envelope and this kept the postage costs to a minimum. However the hoops needed to go in a small parcel, so I suggested that to make the most of that we should make  them 3 dimensional.… Read the rest

100 days of : chapter 5

So soon, another phase of my 100 Day Project is completed. You can read about the previous ones here
I exchanged fabric with 9 other members of a Facebook group I belong to, and we are using each others pieces in our 100 Day Projects. The most recent piece I used came from Jacquie Chalmers. I really liked the pieces that Jacquie sent me, she created them using her embellishing machine (looks like a sewing machine but has no threads, instead it has barbed needles that mash the fibres together).… Read the rest

100 days of : chapter 3

I’m taking part in the The 100 Day Project and have completed days 37-48.  You can read about days 1-24 here and days 25-36 here
For this section of my 100 days I used a piece of fabric I received from Sue Justjems in an exchange.On the day that I was due to start work on Sue’s piece, the postie delivered these nametapes that I had bought on a whim, with no idea what I would use them for. … Read the rest

Monday makings….

I am taking part in the Made on Monday project again, I did it once before in 2016, you can read all  about it here  It involves making a new piece of 5×5 inch art every week for a year, and posting it online on a Monday.
The first time round I used fabric scraps from my ample scrap box, which never gets any less ample.… Read the rest

postcard art : part 3

You can read part 1 here
and part 2 here

The other postcard swap group I belong to is the “PFA SWAP GROUP – Heart & Handmade Postcard Fabric Art Creations”.
PFA stands for Postcard Fabric Art.
It is a sister group to the one I spoke about here   Members of the main group are invited to join once they have completed at least 3 of the challenges.… Read the rest