like these cute egg cosies - (I've cut my materials out for these, but not sewn them yet - the house is in such chaos from building work) -
Cute little holdalls -
and a pencil case -
There's also an interesting article on 'the power of textile arts to change the world through peaceful and creative protesting' -
This is a project by Lise Bjorne Linnert, a Norwegian, started after she learned of atrocities perpetrated against women in Juarez, Mexico http://lisebjorne.blogspot.com/ Members of the public are asked to embroider names, taken from a list of victims from Juarez, onto white cloth labels (Juarez is home to many clothing manufacturers, hence the link) - these are then collated to form part of an ever-growing installation. The installation was displayed in England (Chichester) recently.
If you subscribe to Sew Hip! you get a free 'bunting bag' kit -
End of ad for mag!
Well, I have a stall at the 2 day Antiques /Flea Market at Ludlow College at the weekend organised by The Wear House - http://zaniswearhouse.com/, so I'd better get some sorting out done!
Well, after a glass of wine!......
Oh, yes, and after another admiring glance at my charity shop find of a Boden (!!!!) velvet jacket -