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Inspiration…

I have really enjoyed the research aspect of designing lately. I have come across some beautiful waterlily artworks in recent months, which just made my desire to create "Waterlily Dreaming" that much stronger.

This beautiful illustration is by Jessie Wilcox Smith. Look at how she has captured the reflection. I didn't notice...

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Dreaming of waterlilies…

I'd like to share my first design with you. It combines the basics of fabric folding, stitchery, applique and machine sewing.

Named "Waterlily Dreaming Needle Keep", this pattern is designed to store those "hard to put your finger on" notions required for any project. I couldn't tell you how...

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A bit of a lengthy introduction…

Even as a child I had a love of buttons, lengths of ribbon and lace, cotton reels and anything else I could find in Mum's sewing box. These little collections of notions were perfect for sorting and arranging. My favorites were the tiny little plastic novelty buttons - clowns, boats, ducks.... I...

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