I was lucky enough to find a couple of mid century modern dining chairs on ebay, but the covers were dull as ditchwater and needed replacing. I found a great upholstery fabric at https://www.craftysewer.com/ that gives more than a nod to mid century. I loved the colours on the underside of the fabric so I… Continue reading Upgrade your dining chairs
Marble your own fabric to create these stylish cushions!
Recently I found an ancient, well 1990’s Dylon leaflet about marbling on fabric and so intrigued were we that we decided to create a marbled cushion. Traditionally marbling was done on paper and was achieved by floating oil colour on water or size. If you try and do this on fabric, the fabric feels hard… Continue reading Marble your own fabric to create these stylish cushions!
Create your own pillow cases using liberty fabric
Liberty lawn is soft beautiful fabric, perfect for a place to lay your head. I have chosen very pretty liberty prints from Sew Box an on line fabric supplier. I bought white and light coloured cotton lace from http://www.craftysewer.com I dyed the lace using http://www.dylon.co.uk hand dyes. However if you don’t want to do this,… Continue reading Create your own pillow cases using liberty fabric
Sew your own African print cushions
A quick and inexpensive project to make in an afternoon or less. I love these wild African designs and wanted to make some cushions from them. In the past it was impossible to purchase African Wax fabric other than by the six yard roll. Luckily for us we can now purchase on line through Etsy… Continue reading Sew your own African print cushions