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HTTPS Secure Server Migration

In this age of cyber hacking and concerns about security, I have decided to move all of this website to a secure server – Https not http. Although no personal financial information is collected at this site and I provide information only, you can’t be too careful. This has been done now. You will […]

Felt pillow

This is a project to felt and sew a hand felted cushion cover.

Materials used: Wool roving for making felt approx 1 yard of cotton fabric 16 inch zipper 19 inch pillow form

Hand made Felt

To make the felt top for this pillow, I made a large piece of felt approx 24 […]

Santa Suit Pattern for a Santa Doll

In the previous article I provided instructions for knitting a Santa doll. Knit Santa Doll

Santa needs a Santa suit, so I thought that I would make him one from handmade felt.

I started by felting a fairly thin piece of red felt (approx 15″x15″ Square)

Felt Making

How to Make Handmade […]

Sewing with Handwoven Fabrics - Books

Sew something special: Sewing with handwoven fabrics

Handwoven Tailormade: A Tandem Guide to Fabric Designing, Weaving, Sewing and Tailoring

Weaving You Can Wear Coptic tunic, mexican huipil, himalayan sherpa coat, african shirt, south american poncho. huichol indian pocketbelt and many more.

Fashions from the Loom try { window._mNHandle.queue.push(function () { window._mNDetails.loadTag(“631285655”, “600×250”, “631285655”); }); […]

My new sewing machine - Janome DXL603

If you have been following some of my posts to our Forum, I had mentioned that I was on a search for a new sewing machine. When I moved to London several years ago, I had purchased a budget sewing machine – a Janome. At the time I knew that I would eventually need […]

Clothkits Sewing Shop

Clothkits is a unique sewing store that recently opened up just down the street from where I live, in Chichester UK. The shop specializes in sewing fabrics that have the pattern printed onto the cloth. This is a perfect way for a beginner sewer to learn to sew.

Clothkits was originally created by Anne […]

Sewing

Information about how to sew, sewing patterns, sewing with handwoven fabrics. […]

Patterns - Sewn With Handwoven

Free patterns and projects you can sew with handwoven fabrics. […]

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