Archive for July, 2012

Decorating fabric – Fri 3rd August, 10.30 – 12.30

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012
cotton gauze felt

cotton gauze felt

Decorating cotton gauze with fabulous fibres

Join Niki to decorate some simple fabric with luxury fibres to create something gorgeous.

 

Another dimension to felting

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012
embroidery on felt

embroidery on felt

With prefelts and partial felts (available to buy from Niki for about €3), use embroidery to create wonderful shapes with unique threads, used for the first time in Ireland……..  This Friday morning @ 10.30 to 12.30.  (The little white thing visible in the embroidery is a light!)

 

This beauty was parked outside shop yesterday

Monday, July 23rd, 2012
Vintage Car

Vintage Car

Vintage Car Interior

Vintage Car Interior

Next Dublin Sewing Meet-up, Fri 20th July @ 5pm

Tuesday, July 17th, 2012

Essex Miniature Sewing Machine

The next Dublin Sewing meet up is Friday 20th July at 5pm.

Something old, something new…upcycling your old and unwanted clothes into something chic!  Bring a clothing item from your wardrobe or a charity shop purchase that needs a refreshing new look or upcycling.

Meet and mingle with the sewistas to get advice & ideas on how to change the look of your garment, then get started on your project.

We welcome any bits and bobs from your haberdashery stash for our treasure trove of embellishing items for this meet up.

Other items to bring along with you:

scissors 
seam ripper 
thread 
measuring tape 
straight pins

 

 

http://www.ravelry.com/discuss/sew-irish/2051745/26-50#46

Miniature sewing machine

Sunday, July 15th, 2012
Essex miniature sewing machine

Essex miniature sewing machine

 I found this dotey Essex miniature sewing machine in Martin Fennelly’s Antique shop across the road from us during the week.  It has the original case and the manual.   You can see the keys in the foreground to get an idea of the size.  It works!

Bamboo Cotton

Friday, July 13th, 2012

Some lovely new colours in the King Cole Cotton/Bamboo for when Summer finally arrives………..  Now 17 colours

Drops lace in turquoise finally in stock

Friday, July 13th, 2012
Drop Lace turquoise 6410

Drops lace turquoise 6410

Many people were waiting for this particular laceweight

 

Felted bracelets and a lampshade

Tuesday, July 10th, 2012
Felted bracelets and a lampshade

Felted bracelets and a lampshade

These were made in class last week.  Must get picture of lampshade being used

Summer Sew-in

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012
Sew Irish Group on Ravelry

Sew Irish Group on Ravelry

This is being organised by Sew Irish on Ravelry

The summer Sew In will be on Friday 20th July from 5pm

Venue: The Constant Knitter’s Studio, 88 Francis Street

Something old, something new…upcycling your old and unwanted clothes into something chic! Bring a clothing item from your wardrobe or a charity shop purchase that needs a refreshing new look or upcycling.

Meet and mingle with the sewistas to get advice & ideas on how to change the look of your garment, then get started on your project.

We welcome any bits and bobs from your haberdashery stash for our treasure trove of embellishing items for this meet up.

Other items to bring along with you:

scissors 
seam ripper 
thread 
measuring tape 
straight pins