Saturday morning we hit the ground running, cutting, pinning, folding, embroidery, beading and buttoning - a veritable hive of industry.
By Sunday lunchtime we had seven cushions and a baby's quilt to show for our efforts.
Great fun and very rewarding!
|Getting creative with ribbons|
|Adding a braid detail by hand|
|Applique monogram (BT), with couching,|
beads and buttons were added later
|Wildly colourful baby's quilt with knotted detail|
|Hand embroidery lifts printed rose|
|Pretty strip patchwork|
|Applique, large buttons and hand|
stitched couching used to dramatic effect
|Love the contrasting textures, silk, hessian and linen|