Flex & Framed Purses Workshop

By Judith on March 21, 2018
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Last Saturday we had my first all day workshop at the Mill.


Flex & Framed Purses workshop


Myself and 9 adventurous ladies settled in a for a St.Paddy’s Day knees-up with a difference!


Flex and Framed Purses were the order of the day, with lots of tea, coffee and craic thrown in!


Saturday Workshop (Flex & Framed Purses) Mar18


By lunchtime the ladies had reached the half-way mark by conquering the tricky glue stage on one side of their purse frames!


Saturday Workshop (Flex & Framed Purses) Mar18


Then it was onto the flex frame glasses cases.  Sadly I forgot to take some pictures, so trust me when I say they turned out brilliantly!


Saturday Workshop (Flex & Framed Purses) Mar18


I think it’s safe to say that everyone had a lot of fun, and now have 2 more handmade gift ideas for next Christmas!



And if you enjoy a little EPP (English Paper Piecing) but hate all the cutting out, my newly listed Hexie Framed Purse Kits are available again in my Etsy shop.


Happy sewing!


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Easter Table (part 2)!

So, I’m going to completely ignore the impending snow forecast and pretend it is spring and enjoy my narcissus and daffs and the blissfulness of denial!     With just over 2 weeks to Easter, let’s crack on with part 2 of my classroom Easter table.     At the top right hand side of … Continue reading “Easter Table (part 2)!”

By Judith on March 16, 2018
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Easter Table (part 1)!

When I was at Primary School we had a ‘Nature Table’, decorated according to the seasons, with items mucky hands would triumphantly find and trophy into class the next day!   The Autumn Table was my favourite.  I can still see the bright orangey-red ovals of rosehips, shining like jewels among the tattered leaves and … Continue reading “Easter Table (part 1)!”

By Judith on March 14, 2018
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Disappearing Blocks!

In my classes last week, I gave another ‘5 minute demo’.  This month the demo was all about Disappearing Blocks!   No, not magic tricks or a trick of the eye.  But how to turn a well known quilt block into something rather special (without lots of intricate piecing)! The following are pictorial instructions on … Continue reading “Disappearing Blocks!”

By Judith on March 11, 2018
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Goodbye My Friend!

Today I lost a very dear friend to cancer!     As a single mum to 3 gorgeous girls, her strength, courage and love for life has been (& will continue to be) my inspiration.  Over the past 13 years we have laughed and cried together, prayed and worked together, and sewed together (Heather was … Continue reading “Goodbye My Friend!”

By Judith on March 10, 2018
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