Tag Archives: stitching

felted mohair vest upcycle

Found a lovely handwoven Irish mohair throw at the Thrift that someone had probably machine washed, causing it to felt. The colors are great and the fabric feels wonderful, with an intriguing bumpy texture. I debated for ages what to … Continue reading

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2 pot cosy

  A gift for a friend to fit over 2 extremely different pots – a tall thin coffee pot and a short fat tea pot. The colors were chosen to coordinate with the kitchen decor. Body is a felted sweater … Continue reading

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catnip fish

A fun and fast gift for a friend’s kitties. I received a video of the reactions! So I made one for mine and it was snubbed. Felted sweaters and random embroidery floss, stuffed with vintage polyfill and organic catnip.

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needle case

I have accumulated dozens of packages of needles over time, sometimes for specific needs, sometimes because the package is vintage and wonderful. My go-to package was in dire straits. Inspired by Local and Bespoke’s needle case (http://localandbespoke.com/2013/08/05/small-things/), I made one … Continue reading

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Guardian cat, saved

A favorite worn out tshirt, mistreated by the cats, turned into a pillow cover. I mean, who doesn’t need a guardian cat? The kitties’ little love holes, mended. Details of the edging and handseaming. I love sewing tiny stitches by … Continue reading

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