Archives for category: Hand sewn

This is my first journal and I love it!  I’ve been watching You Tube tutorials and think they are lovely.  I used the denim cut out from my Denim Delight, Decontructed Jacket, and I’ve got to say I’m now hooked on the denim with white freemotion sewing …….love!

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I’m thought I was too much of an IT geek to use one as I prefer electronic medium rather than paper, but I could be tempted!  And it smells so good…

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Then I decided to add a small bag in the pocket at the front…A0A23E1C-A4B4-44F9-84F7-62BA23025079D9F96779-D2CC-4CD7-A08A-EC2B1256FC84

And why not have a matching pencil case to fit a few pens in…

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I’ts a very rainy day here today so perfect for creating in my sewing room 🙂

Jo xxx

 

 

 

 

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Oh wow!  I love this!  It turned out better than I could have imagined.  Bought the $6 denim jacked from an opportunity shop with this in mind but didn’t know what fabric I would use.  Settled on this white lacy look fabric and then ended up doing the free motion sewing around the cut out edges of the denim.    It looks pink because the dress underneath is pink, but it is actually white. Can’t wait to wear it!

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Just finished this little emboidery I started a few months ago.  One of those things you do on the side when you’ve got a few spare moments.  It’s something a little different for me because I didn’t use the sewing machine.  But I do love hand sewing.    The finished product is only 210mm x 200mm so quite dainty.

One of the things I like is that it isn’t perfect.  There are frayed edges and uneven stitches, which is not my natural way of doing things…. but I just love the finished look.

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