Huguette’s Cat Blanket and Quilts

“Here are two bits I made for donating to Caring for Cats since I have run out of thick yarn to do cat nests. The reversible quilt for a cat (19 x 23″)  is made with scraps of flannel and the crocheted granny squares baby blankets (32 x 35″) of leftovers of mostly acrylic DK yarn….

Bank Holiday August 2020

Brenda W. Cute knitted Clanger and a knitted cardigan and hat for a new Granddaughter. Jacky WL I have been working on a wall-hanging.  It is done in a style inspired be an artist/sewer called Edrica Huws.  Val W Lesley Completed Critter Quilt.

UFOs completed, Pugin the Peacock, and masterclasses undertaken.

Susan B. I have been experimenting with vegetable dyeing. The cotton bags are the results of different batches of onion skin dye, with wax resist. The old T-shirt is avocado stone dye.It is a pretty pink but I have not had time to judge whether it is a stable colour. The recipe was to carefully…

Sunday July 26th Masks and More

Hi. I hope you are all well and sewing. I finally finished my Kantha stitch bobbin roll and I am pleased how it has turned out.  It was a challenge how to join the squares to make a length to roll round the bobbin. I managed using 3 very large press studs which I found…

Sunday July 12th

Dorothy Dorothy has completed a black and white quilt a special request from her son. Out of the Chrysalis emerged a beautiful butterfly……… If you are passing Hilary’s house look out for this beautiful butterfly before it flits away. One block of Japanese style quilting started as a bed quilt ended being repurposed as a…

Independence Day 2020 !!

Val W. I have found crocheting relaxing in lockdown. I had wool left after making the family of mice (below) and used it up on the snowman ring. My first Christmas 2020 item. Deb’s dog comfort blanket and dress made with fabric bought at the NEC a year ago. Huguette I had a good stash…

Sunday June 28th UFOs and More

Evlelyn’s Herb Cushion Started at a Gail Lawther residential Cober Hill Evelyn says this cushion is from 2016 started at an EYES residential Cober Hill. ” I did not realise how much hand embroidery I was planning to use.” Hilary recalls the 70s with her Cloth Kit Dolls Two projects one reflecting the present and…

Susan’s UFO in Lockdown

England is slowly emerging from a total ‘lockdown’ into a brave new world where social distancing will likely be the norm. EYES members continue to finish of earlier projects or start new ones with their stash gathered over the years. Susan B has been working on the cross stitch below. Susan’s work is based on…

Sunday June 14th Keeping Busy

Lesley has used the lockdown to create this Quirky Animal quilt top. Whilst she waits for suitable wadding she also completed this Corona Cow Quilt.   Pat has answered the call of family and made these fabric face masks ready for use on Monday 15th. Annette has used her time to finish off a quilt started by…