Category Archives: sewing

A + M Pillowcases

One of the first orders that claimed my attention after the Patches artisan fair was this pair of custom embroidered pillowcases. Commissioned by a friend of the couple as a personalised wedding gift, they feature the couple’s initials surrounded by a floral wreath design inspired by the bridal bouquet.

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Of peace, joy and love: custom wedding souvenirs

Fresh from the madness running up to Patches artisan fair on December 1st, comes the Christmas order rush. With not long to go before I close up shop for two weeks for my festive holidays on December 21st, there’s plenty going on. Before I can share any of that however, I’m so pleased to finally able to share a selection of photos of the project that filled many a day’s work pre-market craziness: custom  souvenirs for a winter wedding.

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The Fifties wedding package

Freshly back from an invigorating short break in Italy and France (which I’ll post about soon), I’d like to share a trio of items completed before I left, commissioned by one of my repeat customers – the lovely Marilu Vella.

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Rockabye baby

A little while ago, I was commissioned to come up with some embroidered wall art to celebrate the birth of a little baby girl. Equipped with a photo of her adorable nursery for reference (where it would finally be displayed), I started out with spray painting a vintage wooden frame white, in order to match the decor.

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"Begin at the beginning,", the King said, very gravely, "and go on till you come to the end: then stop

I’ve decided to start this journal in order to document creative activity. I’ve got too many hobbies than I know what to do with really, and I figured this would keep me active and organized. I have several projects lined up for the summer, as I always like to keep busy! In addition, I intend on using it as a fashion/sewing diary, in which I hope to display outfits or items I’m particularly proud of (assuming there are any to speak of!)

Let the documentation commence 🙂

First Sewing Project Yayy, so my first blouse of the summer is finished! Its made of a pretty little leaf-print cotton with a v-neck pussy-bow neckline and sweet cat-face navy buttons. After a couple of days on-and-off work on it, I finally stitched on the cat-face buttons this morning; and I’m quite happy with it overall 🙂 Save a few glitches along the way, it seems to have come through very well for the first project of the summer (and there will, hopefully, be many more).