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Beautiful Liberty Sewing Bag

I’m completely in love with this Beautiful Liberty Sewing Bag.  Anne from the Lewes Sewing Bees has made this gorgeous bag using all three of our Alice Caroline Tresco Exclusives. Anne said “These colour ways are delicious and it was a delight to work with them.  As ever, Tana Lawn® is my 100% favourite cotton fabric to sew with.  It’s a pure delight to the hand.  Most of the Bees (Lewes Sewing Bees) have made this bag.  During the week, all of my sewing stuff mounts up in the bag until Thursday evening then I clear it out ready for …

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Liberty Travel Sewing Pouches

Kathy has made two beautiful Liberty Travel Sewing Pouches for her EPP (English Paper Piecing).  They are so that she can take her sewing out and about wherever she goes.  She’s so obsessed with EPP that she can hardly bear to be without it.  These are a great way of ensuring maximum sewing time while getting along with our busy lives. I asked Kathy about her beautiful projects: What was your inspiration for these Liberty Travel Sewing Pouches?  “I wanted something pretty and portable to carry my sewing projects around so that I can sew on the go.  I like …

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Liberty Easter Pinafore

Lara from the studio has made this really cute vintage look Liberty Easter Pinafore for collecting Easter eggs. She loved the colours in the new Organic Liberty Tana Lawn fabrics as they are soft and muted and have a lovely vintage feel. I asked Lara about the project: “I’ve always wanted to have chickens so I’m planning ahead and trying to live the country dream.  I made my daughter this Liberty Easter Pinafore for collecting Easter eggs.  Each Easter Sunday my family hold an Easter egg hunt.  It’s usually in my mum’s garden as there’s loads of lovely places to …

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Gorgeous Liberty Jacket

I’ve made a jacket using one of the patterns that we are showcasing on the website.  I’ve used a gorgeous wool teal for the outside and then lined with Liberty Tana Lawn for a really decadent finish.  I really enjoyed making this and I love matching it with my favourite jeans to create both a smart and casual look. The pattern:  It’s by Sew to Grow and is the Bespoke Blazer Pattern.  I love the incredible simplicity of this pattern.  It’s very easy and uses the clever ‘burrito method’ which looks like a rolled up burrito but then turns into …

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Liberty Lampshade & Cushions

Anna from the office has made a lovely Liberty Lampshade & cushions to match using one of the fabrics from the SS21 collection.  It uses Star Burst C from the ‘Atlas of Dreams’.   I asked Anna about these lovely makes. “I’m really partial to a lovely lampshade but think they are so expensive so I’ve taken to making my own.  I bought an oval lampshade making kit from a company called Needcraft with a bespoke matt gold inside finish.  I was given an old lamp by a friend and loved putting some thought into how I could give it …

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Daydream Believer Liberty Blouse

Lucy from the studio has made this simply gorgeous Daydream Believer Liberty Blouse.  It uses one of the beautiful fabrics from the SS21 ‘Atlas of Dreams’ collection.  Sometimes it’s hard to imagine a garment when you look at a fabric so this blouse will hopefully give you some inspiration. I asked Lucy about her make: “When I first saw Liberty’s SS21 collection I was really struck by the sheer variety of designs. There is everything from delicate florals to exotic wildlife and many, many things in between.  Can I just say at this point that this does not make it …

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Liberty Dungarees – Yes Please!

Yay – spring has arrived in the UK and what better way to celebrate than to showcase some gorgeous Liberty Dungarees.  Laura from the office has made these using Primrose Path C from the new Shona Heath Capsule collection from Liberty.     I asked Laura about the project: “Shock and horror/awe from all, it isn’t a dress! I’m stepping out of my comfort zone in springy yellow dungarees and feeling quite pleased with the outcome. Are they dungarees if they have a back bodice thing instead of just an apron front flap bodice thing? Where do dungarees end and …

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Beautiful Liberty Lap Quilt

Kathy from the studio has made this Beautiful Liberty Lap Quilt for her friend who is moving away.  She’s used a lovely combination of teal colours alongside making EPP jewels in the alternate blocks.  I asked Kathy about the quilt.   What inspired you to make this lovely quilt?  “I loved the colour way that Anna made for her quilt and I decided I wanted to recreate this for my friend Lisa.  I loved the simplicity of the design – it’s a 16 patch block (made using 15 different Liberty fabrics).  My good friend Lisa is going to live in …

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Beautiful Baby Quilt

Dawn has made this sweet and Beautiful Baby Quilt using a really lovely combination of colours of Theo.  This makes such a lovely and personal gift for a newborn. Who did you make this gorgeous quilt for? “I made the quilt for my nephew’s baby (on my husband’s side of the family).  My husband and I have recently become Great Uncle and Great Aunt to baby Sophia.  She was born 2 months premature so rather caught me on the hop with my quilt making!”   What inspired your fabric choice? “As she was unexpected early I decided to try and …

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Liberty Easter Makes

Dawn from the studio has made these completely adorable Liberty Easter Makes.  I’m holding out so much hope for being able to be with friends and family at Easter time this year and seeing these projects has really lifted my spirits.  There’s a beautiful table runner, gorgeous cushion and placemat.  Dawn talks about her projects here.         What gave you the inspiration to make this gorgeous table runner? ” I had some of the ‘Easter’ Liberty fabric (actually called Field Flowers!) left over from other Easter projects, and I only needed a couple of short pieces to ‘top …

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