Entries by Amanda Stewart

Clutch Purse Instructions

You will need: • Fabric to cover the outside sell case of your bag (A) • Inside lining (B) • Fabric for dividers * If you are using a fine fabric fuse with a suitable fusing to stabilise your fabric and to help stop glue seepage Other tools required: • Scissors • Fabric Glue • […]

“Exotic Wildflowers” by Mary Metcalf

The very talented Mary Metcalf used 5 of our recycled silk sari scrap packs, with some left over!, to make this brilliantly coloured 1m x1m square quilt. Crochet flowers and wool leaves, plus lots of close quilting and pin-tucking for texture. Mary said it was “Lovely working with the silks once I had backed them […]

Eco Dyeing with Provenance

Spend a fun filled 3 hours learning to dye with Japanese indigo using a non-fermentation method as well as experimenting with other easy eco dyeing techniques. We welcome people new to textile dyeing and those who have dyed before but just haven’t had the time, space or equipment to experiment further! Maximum of 8 people […]

FREE Tea Cosy Pattern

Provenance Tea Cosy – To fit a 2-3 Cup Teapot What you will require… 2 balls of Provenance recycled silk sari yarn (50m) or 1 hank of spun recycled cotton sari yarn (50m) 6mm knitting needles How to Knit Two Sides of the Tea Cosy… Cast on 21 stitches and work 32 rows of garter […]

Fusing Rules

A number of our customers at Auckland Festival of Quilts purchased fusing for light weight silk from our stand. The following is a list of basic rules to ensure you get it right the first time! We will be placing the fusing up on the website for further purchases after the AFQ today. RULES for […]