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Lovely Liberty Easter Eggs

  My Lovely Liberty Easter Eggs – I just had to have a go at making these fab Easter eggs this year – after the success of my Christmas baubles, I thought Liberty would look just as great on an Easter tree.  Inspired by Mary Berry and her program about Easter food and decorations, (there was a lovely Easter tree on the Easter feast table – but it would have looked even better in Liberty fabric!) I thought it was about time I had a go. Admittedly, there’s not that much time before Easter day – um it’s tomorrow but …

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Pretty Easter Tea Towel

I felt inspired to make a Spring-coloured pretty tea towel for Easter. I kept it super easy, so this is a project you can sew in an evening! All measurements are in inches. You will need a white tea towel (or a I made one from a piece of white linen 20in x 25in. To hem the edges: fold 1/4in over along one side, press, fold another 1/4in over, press and stitch through all layers, repeat at three remaining sides. Wide strip of Liberty fabric: 6.5in wide, x 21in long (or whatever the width of your tea towel is). I used Emma …

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Festive Reindeer – Liberty Decoupage

Festive Reindeer

Seeing as you went a bit crazy for my Liberty baubles, I thought I’d show you a little more Liberty decoupage with this fab Festive Reindeer I made over the weekend. It’s a crafting project that you can easily do over a couple of days or even in an evening with some friends over a glass of something nice and fizzy! (well it is the season) It’s a really simple crafting project and one that anyone can do.  You just need to make sure that you have your reindeer head and festive fabrics to get started. I have made my …

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Liberty Christmas Baubles – Deck the Balls with Liberty fa la la la la

Deck the balls this Christmas – I so love Christmas and wanted to share this really cute and quite frankly, dead easy crafting project with you.  No sewing on my blog today – simply cutting and sticking of lovely Liberty to make these super cute Liberty Christmas baubles. This is a really stunning way to use up any spare Liberty scraps of fabric and any baubles that don’t match your colour scheme anymore.  It simply uses plastic baubles in  a variety of sizes, scraps of Liberty fabric and PVA glue – it’s a really easy but fun crafting project that …

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Half Term Haberdashery – Lovely Liberty Project

One of my Liberty projects is featured on the Liberty of London website today in time for the Half Term holidays.  It’s a customised girl’s jumper – the perfect rainy day project to make this half term and wear all winter. I thought this would be a fun and quick project to make and it’s always good to see the delight on someone’s face when a homemade gift is received.  It would also be fun to make alongside a daughter or grandchild as it’s a fairly simple project.  It’s a great up cycling project so you can take any jumper …

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Handy Sewing Tips – From My Book Little Lady Liberty

Thanks to my publisher, I can share these handy sewing tips with you from my recent book ‘Little Lady Liberty’. Hopefully, you will find some of the techniques helpful when cutting, pinning and finishing seams. I have also included clever methods of quickly sewing patchwork squares together, turning fabric tubes right side out, how to master button holes and a brief guide to hand sewn stitches. Little Lady Liberty is packed with over 20 simple sewing projects for little girls from projects for the bedroom to twirly girly garments and many other pretty little things. You can buy my book …

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Deck the Balls – Liberty Style

I made these Liberty Christmas Balls over the weekend and am so pleased with them that I thought I’d share them with you.  A stunning way to use up any spare Liberty scraps of fabric and any baubles that don’t match your colour scheme anymore.  I think they make a really lovely decoration for your home. Christmas is such a busy time that it was quite refreshing to take some time out and do something I love – making pretty things with Liberty fabric.  I made them in greens and purples but classic Christmassy reds and greens would look amazing …

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