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Liberty and bluejeans cushion Recycled jeans

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A slow blogger tries to fit a bit of creativity into real life

How to make a Fabric Origami Lotus Flower Pincushion

Pin away, but please don't pin all the images from this post, thank you :-) A couple of years or so ago I went to a Chinese lantern festival at our local Botanic Garden and learned how to make origami lotus flowers. I wondered if I could make a fabric one and so I had a go. My first attempt was a failure - I tried pressing the folds, but it fell open again! My second attempt resulted in this: and these: I don't feel in any way qualified to offer a tutorial as such but I had a lot of fun…

Being Cosy.  4.5 x 6 inches.

Being Cosy 2

If this looks familiar it's because it is a reworking of an ATC card I made for one of the Very Berry Handmade swaps. It was a commission and is bigger at 4.5 x 6 inches. I used one of my favourite Liberty pieces (bought from Ali) for the wallpaper - I suppose you can't just hoard them forever!

Liberty crazy patchwork box  Knotted Cotton

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A slow blogger tries to fit a bit of creativity into real life

Knotted Cotton

Knotted Cotton

A slow blogger tries to fit a bit of creativity into real life

2.5.x 3.5 inch Artist Trading Card "Waiting to be Let In"April 2015

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A slow blogger tries to fit a bit of creativity into real life

Artist's trading card 2.5 x 3.5 inches Made with Oakshott cottons

Knotted Cotton

A slow blogger tries to fit a bit of creativity into real life