Here is the finished ‘vintage roses’ commission:
… and here’s what the very happy customer had to say about her order:
We are very, very pleased. The fabrics are just perfect, and the workmanship is of a very high standard. We will definitely use your services again in the future.
To order knitted or sewn items to your own design, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
The cushions I make are also created from a selection of vintage fabric samples and buttons. No two will ever be exactly alike.
A vintage floral patchwork cushion http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/170833177534
My table runners are made from vintage upholstery fabric samples. They are hand placed, machine and hand stitched and quilted. The design is based on hearts and the runner is embellished at the end with hand selected vintage buttons.
Here’s one I made earlier: Handmade vintage fabric quilted patchwork heart table runner http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/170833172143
It all began with an enquiry. Could I make a table runner and two cushions?
The brief was: dusky pinks, greens and creams with roses.
Here’s the selection of vintage fabric samples I gave my client to choose from.
Then I started sewing.
Spending a rainy day upcycling some freebie promotional cotton shopping bags, covering over the printed message with some vintage upholstery patchwork pieces. The result? A pretty bag to carry your latest knitting or sewing project in.
And here’s the finished result: An upcycled vintage patchwork cotton tote bag http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/170833167527
We are currently on holiday, but will be back knitting again on Tuesday 17th April. We look forward to welcoming our new members then.
It’s a big birthday for handmadebysoo’s husband today.
There’s homemade birthday cake, of course!
Happy Birthday, Darling!