Tag Archives: fur and leather

Sewing a faux fur muff tutorial

 Sewing a faux fur muff, simple to follow tutorial Found a great tutorial for sewing a faux fur muff via Pinterest. You can find the link here at Ange Marsden’s Creative You! Here is a work in progress and a … Continue reading

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Crochet leather sole soft boots, crocodile stitch tops

Crochet leather sole soft boots I have recently completed a pair of crocheted, leather soled soft boots to wear around the house. I created a pattern for them as I was working, and there is definitely quite a lot of … Continue reading

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Nooooo! A very painful thing just happened

Noooooo! A very painful thing happened to me the other day… My thumbnail just snapped right off. I use that thumb so much! Sewing has ground to a halt (sadly, I am only proficient in hand sewing).

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Drawing, sketching, thumbnails

Mentioned in last post, I have been doing some small sketches. I have compiled them here for posterity. All of these have been posted to friends and family, added to collages and postcards and glued to the master copies of … Continue reading

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Drawing; new ideas, works in progress.

Drawing, new ideas and works in progress. Drawing of late. It’s an absorbing process to participate in, and I can feel a mental “dusting off” of skills that were in long-term storage in my brain. I have also been posting … Continue reading

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Fur and leather sewing – where do I even start?

Fur and leather. I was recently passed down some items of sentimental value. There’s some kind of strange stuff; teeth, tusks, furs, leather tooling equipment, scrimshaw equipment… shells… hammers… photos…. Already sounds like an amazing contemporary art piece, or like … Continue reading

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