I love to sew, mainly quilts and bags. I am 62, married to Fred and have one son, Matthew who is 23. I enjoy embroidery and applique and prefer to machine piece and quilt my projects. I love my vintage Singer sewing machines especially my Featherweight 222K. I've recently started collecting Miniature Sewing Machines, two Essex and one Singer 20. My love of sewing I believe comes from my Grandmother - I still have the drawings she made for me to embroider on tea towels many many years ago!

Wednesday, 29 October 2014


Wide Binding - cut 4"

Ironing the fold - I lay the strip across the width of the board ... Not the length.  This stops any wave forming when you press.

I quilted around the box - blue painters tape!  I have quilted in the ditch on all of the seams first .... now I'm up to the binding!

Cheers from Helen

1 comment :

  1. I love that stripe for the binding. It will be so cute.


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