Christmas 2020

Joyce D. Hello, a picture of two goldwork projects just finished. They are the initials of my daughter and son. Hoped to get them framed before Christmas but do not think that is going to happen! The C is couched gold jap with silk embroidery thread for flower, leaves and tendrils. Padded leather for the…

Knitting and stitching self portrait competition.

The challenge was issued a few months ago. In a time when we were unable to come together for our usual live events, they wanted to find another way to keep the craft community inspired with a creative project that would bring everyone together.They received over two-hundred unique entries from crafters of all ages and abilities…

Jacky’s Woodland Inspirations

image 1, inspired by a walk and sketch in Burton Bushes, Beverely Westwood.  Gustav Klimt did many paintings of woods so wall-hanging was created with his work in mind. image 2, I woke with this image from a dream really clearly in my head and I tried to reproduce my imaginings image 3, inspired by…

T shirt quilt, Phone cushions and Flamingo Bingo!

Barbara B. Making this quilt really tested maths and sewing skills to achieve the finished size required as the shirts were all different sizes . Also mixing woven  and thin  knitted fabrics  was challenging. Joyce Two toilet bags and two iPhone stands and one iPad stand I have produced during lockdown. Jayne G When asked…

September October 2020

Keeping in touch during Covid times. Val W. Christmas place mats Jenny Rayments Scrappy Zappy Doo for my granddaughters 13th birthday.  She spent lockdown re designing her room. We also baked together,  I have created a recipe book and written in all the recipes we used .I have made a quilted envelope to keep it…

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.

Well done Staying in and Keeping Safe

Please keep sending your work, let us know how you are fairing at this time. Hilary G Hilary has sent this wonderful Barbie’s Bedroom created by a member of EYELETS during lockdown. Another EYELETS creation Hilary sent the group crafting ideas three members have responded so far. These two newest members to EYELETS have made…

Lockdown 2020 Busy Bees

Jacky I have found this time of self- isolating has been quite productive. I have a daughter who insists on shopping for me and that has left me free to play, it seems. I am in constant touch with my Hull Art Circle and we are all encouraging each other, daily. Below  two finished pieces…