Painted Mirror Frame

 

Add a pop of colour and pattern to your home with this decorative mirror frame. Laura will show you how to paint and construct the frame using simple materials and techniques.

Approximate run time: 39 minutes

Presenter: Laura Kemshall

Add a pop of colour and pattern to your home with this decorative mirror frame. Laura will show you how to paint and construct the frame using simple materials and techniques.
To access this post, you must purchase Painted Mirror Frame.
To access this content, you must purchase Painted Mirror Frame, or log in if you are a member.

Add a pop of colour and pattern to your home with this decorative mirror frame. Laura will show you how to paint and construct the frame using simple materials and techniques.

To access this post, you must purchase Painted Mirror Frame.

Inspired by Ceramics: Table Runner

Discover how Linda chooses a fabric colour palette for a summer table runner inspired by a collection of hand painted ceramics. Follow our lead and be inspired by your tableware to make a perfectly coordinating quilted table runner. She uses stitch and flip technique in a quilt as you go method of piecing. This is an ideal project for making use of many coloured scraps.

Inspired by…Samplers

 

Join Linda to see how she’s been inspired by her love of antique samplers to create a piece of folk art style needle-felted applique. Explore a playful use of motif and scale and complete with some hand stitch.

Add this workshop to your account for unlimited viewing here.

Approximate run time: 23 minutes

Presenter: Linda Kemshall

Join Linda to see how she's been inspired by her love of antique samplers to create a piece of folk art style needle-felted applique. Explore a playful use of motif and scale and complete with some hand stitch.
To access this post, you must purchase Inspired by Samplers.
To access this content, you must purchase Inspired by Samplers, or log in if you are a member.

Join Linda to see how she’s been inspired by her love of antique samplers to create a piece of folk art style needle-felted applique. Explore a playful use of motif and scale and complete with some hand stitch.

To access this post, you must purchase Inspired by Samplers.

Quick Felted Vessels

 

Make satisfying use of scraps and recycle fabrics to create a beautiful felted vessel. Work with a needle felting machine (embellisher) to create a beautiful fabric before constructing your vessel. You can even embellish with hand stitch and beading if you choose!

Add this workshop to your account for unlimited viewing here.

Approximate run time: 21 minutes

Presenter: Linda Kemshall

Make satisfying use of scraps and recycle fabrics to create a beautiful felted vessel. Work with a needle felting machine (embellisher) to create a beautiful fabric before constructing your vessel. You can even embellish with hand stitch and beading if you choose!
To access this post, you must purchase Quick Felted Vessels.
To access this content, you must purchase Quick Felted Vessels, or log in if you are a member.

Make satisfying use of scraps and recycle fabrics to create a beautiful felted vessel. Work with a needle felting machine (embellisher) to create a beautiful fabric before constructing your vessel. You can even embellish with hand stitch and beading if you choose!

To access this post, you must purchase Quick Felted Vessels.

Paper Vessels and Jewellery

In this collection of 4 video workshops Linda will guide you through two projects. First, try your hand at making paper pulp and moulding vessels. Recycle paper and build some beautiful forms. In the following workshop she shows you how to decorate the vessels you’ve made. Next try making your own paper beads with a twist. These are made with special papers from your stash to add meaning and interesting surface design. In the final workshop Linda will show you how you can put your handmade beads to use in intriguing ‘talisman’ jewellery.

Motto Cushions

Choose a quote that’s personal to you, find some scraps of felt, and make a dent in that stash of beads with these funky motto cushions.

To work along you’ll need:

Felt
Stuffing
Threads
Beads/sequins etc.
Basic sewing kit

Approximate run time: 30 minutes

Presenter: Laura Kemshall

Download Worksheet

Choose a quote that’s personal to you, find some scraps of felt, and make a dent in that stash of beads with these funky motto cushions.

Pictorial Applique: Birds

In this set of two videos Linda shows exactly how she chooses a suitable photograph as reference, drafts a pattern, selects the perfect fabrics and uses double-sided fusible webbing to create an appliqué panel. She’ll demonstrate free motion quilting and the final details that will make your panel stand out from the ordinary. You’ll see step by step how to recreate something similar whether you choose to work with a bird motif as Linda does or choose your own source of inspiration – the techniques will work beautifully for any appliqué subject.

Stitching Into The Woods

This collection includes two videos in which you can follow every step Linda takes to create an embroidered and painted panel inspired by photographs of bluebell woods. She demonstrates every technique she uses to interpret her chosen subject in great detail so that anyone can achieve a similar result.

Heartwarmers

In this collection of three video workshops Linda and Laura take hearts as a motif and explore crazy patchwork, quilting and hand painting, and free machine embroidery! Join them to make hanging pocket bags from crazy patchwork in felt with hand embroidery. Make a charm to decorate a bag or mixed media textile project using machine embroidery on dissolvable fabric. And finally, quilt and handpaint a pincushion to add a little love to your sewing room.