Chain stitch in two simple steps

The workshop I’m giving on handstitching, embroidery and the making of a felt clutch is drawing near! In anticipation, here’s sharing with you a quick tutorial on how to do a simple chain stitch.

Chain stitches are mighty useful ones – use them to create much fancier stitches than plain straight stitches, without much fuss! So here goes:

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Felt clutches for the new year

A lot of times when traveling, I can’t help but bring home some cool fabric for -some project-. The problem is that having an idea is very different from sitting down and actually doing it! Hence the stacks of material lying around (oops!).

This year, I’ve decided to stop buying fabric until I’ve finished using up the ones lying around in my room (except for commissioned work of course).

Part one of this clear-the-clutter attempt? Thick felt which I bought from Tokyo. Loved the colours, loved the thickness, love felt.

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