Tuesday, 23 August 2016


I painted canvas fabric with acrylic paints, then enhanced the painting with freehand machine embroidery. [the black thin lines]

Tuesday, 16 August 2016

Cat on a Stool Applique

I was originally going to do a cat on a mat but decided to put him on a stool on a mat instead. Various fabrics, painted doily, stamped and painted cat, machine embroidery

Sunday, 14 August 2016

Toad in the Grass Applique and Bugs

Painted fabrics, stamped and painted toad, own stamp. Cut and applied pieces of fabric for grass. 

I've not been blogging last week because I had my mum, sister and her grandson staying. On one of the rainy days we made bugs from egg boxes.

Sunday, 7 August 2016

Toad on a Rock Applique

Painted fabrics, stamped and painted toad, printed fabric, doily, machine stitching. It looks a bit like the flower is growing out of the toads back.

Thursday, 4 August 2016

Hare Applique and Scotland

Painted fabric, stamped and painted hare, machine stitching [fun foam stamp cut on the Zing]

I've been to Scotland for a few days, this is Loch Lomond

Sunday, 31 July 2016

Poppy Heads Applique

I painted canvas fabric with acrylic paints for this picture. The poppy heads were printed on top with hand made stamps and acrylic paint. The stamps were made with fun foam cut on my Zing cutting machine and stuck to strong card. The poppies were outlined with stitching and I stitched on a few strips of painted fabric for interest.

Wednesday, 27 July 2016

Frog Applique

I used one of my handmade stamps for the frog, on fabric then painted over as well. I left the green patterned fabric crumpled for a more textured affect. Freehand machine stitched.