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Quilt dates

2011 April 2
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by Rachel

(Made may 2008)

(Made October 2009)

(made July/August 2010)

Pincushion

2011 April 2
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by Rachel

(made 2009) red fabric a scrap left over from lining of a dress and pale blue dotty fabric from Francesca.

Little red bird

2011 April 2
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by Rachel

Made years ago, now lives on top of the kitchen door frame…

Tapestry cushion

2011 April 2
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by Rachel

(made in August 2009)

First tapestry project since doing it as a child, a lot done on the train and waiting in train stations on my way down to the Auvergne.

Sam’s tobacco pouch

2011 April 2
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by Rachel

My brother’s well used and well travelled tobacco pouch has seen the rain forests of Borneo,
Indian beaches and

the wilds of Dorset where fortuitously I visit to mend it for him.

(Made in April 2009 and mended April 2011, grubby again by May)

Fiacha’s bag

2011 April 2
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by Rachel

Fiacha’s bag which had belonged to his mother needed a bit of attention after carrying a bit too much a few too many times from the green grocer. In lieu of various pieces of mending he made me CD’s of new music to listen to.

Mended pyjamas

2011 April 1
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by Rachel

(mended march 2011)

pillow case drying

2011 April 1
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by Rachel



(hand embroidered in 2010)

Baby jumper and fair Isle sample

2011 March 29
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by Rachel

Little jumper for a baby of friends soon to be born! and a sample of fair Isle knitting with the left over wool, which might one day work its way into a blanket made from other left over yarn samples.

(Jumper knitted in shilasdair wool dyed on the isle of Skye, yarn made from of cashmere, angora and lambswool, colour sage green.purple wool in sample knitted in Jamieson’s Shetland spindrift, grown and spun on Shetland Isles, colour 599 Zodiac)

To make it interesting…

2011 March 29
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by Rachel

I made a pegged board for the loo, on the right hand side a list of the phonetic alphabet, alpha, bravo, charlie, delta, echo….