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Something new for me to try........ after the quilting festival me and my quilting friends set ourselves challenges.
Mine was miniature quilts. Even though I've made miniature art quilts I've never attempted patchwork minis.
So this afternoon I've had a ...
Our Lie of the Land exhibition is now taking place at Bishops Castle.
I'm hoping to be there next weekend. #midlandstextileforum #amijamestextilesart #textileart #textilartist #lieoftheland #lieofthelandexhibition #bishopcastle #textilegroup #august #artquilt
So this weeks fun....... altogether five Quilts made and three quilted bags......and we've still got a day to go. Well done everyone❤️#simplyneedlecrafthaberdashery #derbyshire #quilting #quilts #quiltedbag #fabric #thisweek #sewingstudio #getcreative #sewing #singersewingmachine #derbyshire
A manic day yesterday in the sewing studio from start to finish......we started off with Sumer Summer and the lap Quilts, then it was time for bunting and in the evening the adults quilting workshop (photos to follow). A very ...
Day one of Summer School for my little stitchers that entered the festival....... their task this week is to make a patchwork lap quilt. They've got off to a great start....... can't wait to see them again in the morning ...
The quilts are home and are on display here for a couple of weeks. If you in town please come and have a look. They really deserve an audience ❤️#young Quilters #festivalofquilts #birmingham #display #quilts #artquilt #winners #simplyneedlecrafthaberdashery #derbyshire #windowdisplay
My little stitchers were back in the sewing studio on Saturday. In homage to the young group quilt we made hot air ballon door hangers while my older group started work on quilted bags.#simplyneedlecrafthaberdashery #sewing #quilt #kidssewing #derbyshire #hotairballoon #fabric ...
That's another year over for the festival of quilts, what an amazing time.
Now waiting to fetch the quilts home ❤️ #festivalofquilts #youngquilters #winners #finalday #quilting #quilt #birmingham #sewing #2017
An hour of Sunday morning stitching to finish of my hand thread painting landscape......now it's a bit of r&r time before heading back to the NEC to fetch the Quilts. #handstitched #textileart #textileartist #amijamestextilesart #derbyshire #landscape #threads #threadpainting #sunday #sewing ...
After all the excitement of yesterday I've decided to hand stitch and relax....... thread painting landscapes #amijamestextilesart #textileart #textilartist #derbyshire #sewingstudio #threads #threadpainting #landscape #handstitched #embroidery #linear #lineart #relaxing #backtonormal #friday
I'm so pleased to tell you ...... the younger group have highly commended and my older group have won 3rd place ........ loads of photos to follow. I'm so bloody proud of them ❤️#simplyneedlecrafthaberdashery #festivalofquilts #birmingham #winners #mykids #quilting #quilt ...
What a grey a miserable day in South Derbyshire 🙄 typical British summer time.
I made it to the end of my botanical fabric journal.
It's made up of vintage fabrics, threads and lace. It's hand stitched with kantha stitch ...
Today's results of Summer School......it's been a pleasure having these little stitchers with me the last two days #simplyneedlecrafthaberdashery #haberdashery #summerschool #kidssewing #getcreative #derbyshire #fabric #sewing #singersewingmachine #littlestitchers
So last night I was joined in the Sewing Studio by lovely ladies who started on my beginners quilting course. They made a great start.
Today I was joined in the Sewing Studio by lovely little ladies aged 10yrs to ...
It's been a manic week without a much stitching going on.
My son dislocated his knee on Thursday so everything's took a back seat...... but I've managed to stitch a little sample for Sue Stones Exploring Textile course ❤️ #amijamestextilesart ...
Stylecraft Candy Swirl colour ways are now in........ so pretty❤️#simplyneedlecrafthaberdashery #haberdashery #derbyshire #newstock #yarn #wool #stylecraft #candyswirl #dk #colourful
Yesterday's Sewing Bee...... it's was a mad dash to get ready for lessons after the weeks events but everyone has enjoyed making elephants....... aren't they cute ❤️ well done everyone #simplyneedlecrafthaberdashery #saturday #sewing #sewingbee #kidssewing #getcreative #elephants #fabric #cute #colourful ...
Rainy day but another piece back from the framers. Only a few pieces to come back before I'm ready for the Melbourne Art Festival @themelbournefestival ❤️ #amijamestextilesart #textileart #textilartist #derbyshire #framing #landscape #threads #threadpainting #rainyday #sunday
A full day in the Sewing Sudio. Sue and her fantastic crochet class were back in full swing this morning. My Sewing Bee stitchers creations started off with elephants then book marks and concluded in the afternoon with textile art ...

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