It’s done… the 40″x40″ baby quilt. Machine pieced and quilted, and binding hand sewn. I did it as a test piece for a range I would like to potentially sell in the future, and at getting paid only £10 an… Continue Reading
Pattern here from Purl Bee. Going to see if I find it useful while I’m working, and I do then the plan is to make it in some lovely washed linen or similar.
The rats deserved some custom furnishings… The cage carpet has sewn in corners on the underside so that it can be held down with magnets to stop them scruffing it up as they charge around the cage.
Picked up a nice basket today to keep charcoal in for my new bell tent stove. But there were gaps in the weaving, and if I put a basket full of charcoal in the car it’s going to go everywhere.… Continue Reading
Adam picked up a plain hood at Empire from Darkblade and asked me if I’d attach it to his cloak and make it a bit more carthage. Well, here it is! Sewn to the front of the cloak to keep… Continue Reading
Two lanterns for Empire LRP. Picked up plain in Tiger for £2 each and painted with black acrylic paint. The paint won’t last – it scratches off easily. But I wanted to see how they looked when used as props… Continue Reading
IC lunchboxes. Yup. To try and minimise the amount of crap we put in our mouths as we walk past crew welfare. Needs a bit more hand finishing – the machine top stitching didn’t really work. I’ll fix them after… Continue Reading
So… I wanted to upgrade my Odyssey costume. Yes, there are only two events left. No, that doesn’t matter to me. I think it’s important to do what I can between each event. This is what it looks like roughly… Continue Reading
I offered to pop up to Tahims in Coventry to get a friend some fabric for his Odyssey costume. It’s beautiful fabric this – what they use for making Sikh Turbans. And it’s only £1.35 a meter. I’m planning on writing… Continue Reading
Absolutely no murdering will be happening in these robes that I put together. Deliberate oversized baggy fit, extra wide sleeves, dark grey fabric trimmed with mid grey bias tape. First time I’d used commercially made bias tape and I have… Continue Reading