Sewing accessories

Pincushions, pins and needles sewing cases, tape measure, scissor holder necklace, sewing tin, button tin and buttons.

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All now available in my Folksy shop

https://folksy.com/shops/SueTrevor/collections/266428-sewing-accessories

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Folksy

https://widgets.folksy.com/shops/39173/1/3/shop

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Folksy, is the British site I use to host my work. Previously they have only taken payments by PayPal, from yesterday, you can now use any card to make your payment.

I personally prefer to be on a site hosting the best of British handmade crafts, I also like that camaraderie I find in the forums, if anything goes right or wrong, there is always someone to help you. The Folksy team behind it all do a splendid job too.

Here is a link to my shop,

https://folksy.com/shops/SueTrevor/items

I also have two shops on Etsy,

https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/SueTrevorArtist?ref=hdr_shop_menu

https://www.etsy.com/uk/people/CraftsQueen?ref=hdr_user_menu

With Christmas just around the corner, do take a look, especially at the Folksy site, and not just my work, there are some really beautiful items out there. You will make a small designer very happy if you purchase from them……

Big Textile Show

This weekend, 28/29 October 2017 I shall be exhibiting at the Big Textile Show at the Kube in Oadby, Leicester.

There is plenty to see, including exhibits and supply stalls, and much to do with a continual list of workshops.

Food and drink are available too

More details can be found here the thebigtextileshow.co.uk

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I look forward to meeting you there.

 

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Winner

I’m over the moon to have picked up 2nd prize for my Violin that was on show at the prestigious show the Festival of Quilts this last weekend. An amazingly large show, with entries and visitors from all over the world.

My piece was entered into the Quilt Creations section

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Sewing accessories

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Tape Measure

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Scissor Keepers, tape measure and pin cushion

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Sewing tin

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Close up of pin cushion

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Scissor Keepers

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This is on a gold cord so you can wear it around your neck when in use, very handy if like me you’re always losing them under a pile of fabric!

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Button tin

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Button explosion 😊

All these are now available in my folksy shop

https://folksy.com/shops/SueTrevor/collections/266428

And on 24th & 25th June I will be here

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In the Forest Road area of Loughborough, 6 homes, 20 artists

11- 6 both days

Alphabet Letters

I have been working on a series of letters, I have a love of typography as well as sewing.

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I have decided to sew them all together to make a wall hanging IMG_20170416_100122_849.jpg

And in the future I may add more letters or numbersIMG_20170416_100149_399.jpg

But for now, it is finished, it took months to makeIMG_20170416_100220_516.jpg

I may enter it into the festival of quilts this summer, so it can be seen by thousands……IMG_20170416_100244_754.jpg

I have also made the letters up into kits, for you to make your own letters, these are available now in my Folksy shop. Each individual letter is approximately 5″ square  https://folksy.com/shops/SueTrevorIMG_20170409_111702_011.jpg

 

Textile Jug

Here’s my latest piece of work.

Seven sided jug with a botanical flower and leaf design,

A spout at the top and a lovely swirly handle.

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This took a long time to make and I had several ideas along the way which changed the look of the jug, the most notable being the swirly handle.