Girl in Stitches

Being the occasional and rambling account of one young lady's adventures with fabric and a soldering iron

Category Archives: fabric fusion

Camberwell Beauty

It should really, I think, be made of wine-coloured velvet. But I’ve never actually seen one. They aren’t native to Britain, just rare visitors. I’m not particularly keen on the … Continue reading

March 28, 2017 · Leave a comment


This one doesn’t look especially snappy in photos, but I feel more positive about the real thing. If I ever make another comma butterfly it will have separated wings with … Continue reading

March 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

Aglais Io

Thought I’d stick this one on before bed. It’s taken weeks to finish because I obstinately believed I could find the brooch pin I bought for it, rather than buying … Continue reading

October 8, 2015 · Leave a comment


Grandma saw photos of the butterfly pieces I’ve done, and asked whether I could do brooches and things like that. I was doubtful because the art pieces are really fragile, … Continue reading

August 5, 2015 · Leave a comment


This is fun, and fairly simple although a bit fiddly – paper-bag-printed vilene interfacing turned into beads. I’m thinking necklace.

June 21, 2015 · Leave a comment


Not sure what to do with these. Perhaps a series, all mounted and framed together. Yeah, let’s go with that, but I’d need at least three then and I’ve currently … Continue reading

June 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Framing stars

Waaaaah I am such an idiot. I have three galaxy pieces that go together and I decided to frame them. The first frame I thought ‘well this looks almost the … Continue reading

June 6, 2015 · Leave a comment