Friday, June 11, 2021

Beer Coaster Concertina

And now for something completely different!!

what about using the lowly beer coaster as 

the substrate for a concertina book?


Bartenders will think you are crazy,

when you ask for a few extra..

but who cares right?

enjoy the process and thanks so much for watching!!


Friday, May 7, 2021

Fabric Book Part 3

Ciao gentle viewers..

here is the final installment on my

Fabric Book..

I have to tell you that I have such a response to the 

Fabric transfer method

that I have decided to do a fabric transfer video

for our next post..


but today... let's do some collage together..

I so enjoy mixing slow stitch and collage..

combing paper and fabric and bits of ribbons..

it is so satisfying to mix so much texture together..

Have a glorious weekend and thank you so much 

for your kind viewership..

we so appreciate you all..


Friday, April 23, 2021

Fabric Book Part 2

Here is Part two 
of my
Fabric Book
today we are working on pages..

I used handwritten antique papers, tea towels and hand dyed 
fabrics, made from old table cloths and cotton scraps..


Next time gentle viewers,

 we will collage the pages

with papers and fabrics..

Until then, have fun dying fabrics and stitching them into your

gorgeous covers..


Friday, April 9, 2021

Fabric Book Part 1

Ciao, dear hearts..

This journal can easily be adapted to use with a 

sewing machine

or even just using glue for the collaged cover..


but the signatures do need to be stitched into the book..

I hope you enjoy it and the next videos

that create the pages, inside covers and some collage..

as always, I so appreciate your kind



Friday, March 19, 2021

Can you believe it's 
Spring Break?

I am ready for a rest.. and a little holiday..
I hope you are ready too..

But let's stitch slowly and put some
small brooches together..

up cycling paper, fabric and jewelry pieces..

See what you think..
I hope you enjoy it..
try it and stitch to your heart's content..

Happy Holiday to you..

Thanks always for watching and stopping by..


Friday, March 5, 2021

Mini Chunky Pocket Book

It's a great weekend for book making..

so lets make a pocket book..


Just for fun..

to store lots of fun bits..

I imagine oodles of them..

in a big round tin..

like little cake slices..


Friday, February 19, 2021

Mixed Media, Slow Stitch -Stitch a Thon!


Ciao gentle readers and viewers..

let's do some stitching..

and add some fun bits and chunks..

I thought photos and transfers and dyed cloth would be so fun to use..

I hope you try it and have some fun

with the process

and let go of perfection..

just stitch and breathe

stitch and breathe..

be well.. stay healthy..


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