I’ve had the sleeves off this jacket for a while….. I was thinking about making it into a kind of ‘waistcoat’ for me, but concluded that I probably wouldn’t actually wear a long double breasted waistcoat….. Having cut the sleeves off, I got to thinking about using the sleeve as one side of a bag. … More Upcycled Red jacket – Shoulder Bag
We enjoyed another day creating with felt, voile, silk and linen, look out for more dates at The Making House on my website calender.
I spent the day helping my sister in law to make this lovely bag using a free pattern and some great handles from http://www.u-handbag.com I read the instructions and pinned things while she got on with the sewing. When it came to gluing the handle on, I left her to it. It turned out … More Making the Graceful Kelly Bag
50 Bearwoodhill Road Burton DE15 0JR http://themakinghouse.bigcartel.com Saturday February 4th 10am-4pm Drop in: Machine embroidered heart to make into a Valentine card or add a ribbon loop for a pretty decoration. £5 Saturday 11th February 10- 4pm Recycled bags and cushions Price includes threads and lunch, as this is a recycling event, please bring … More Creative Sewing Workshops for Spring