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Liberty Lampshade & Cushions

Anna from the office has made a lovely Liberty Lampshade & cushions to match using one of the fabrics from the SS21 collection.  It uses Star Burst C from the ‘Atlas of Dreams’.   I asked Anna about these lovely makes. “I’m really partial to a lovely lampshade but think they are so expensive so I’ve taken to making my own.  I bought an oval lampshade making kit from a company called Needcraft with a bespoke matt gold inside finish.  I was given an old lamp by a friend and loved putting some thought into how I could give it …

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Organic Cotton Liberty Midi Dress

Oh my word – I love this organic cotton Liberty midi dress.  Laura never fails to make beautiful garments using our Liberty fabrics and this is no exception – the frills and ruffles are exquisite.  Laura talked me through her beautiful dress make:  “I used the following fabrics from the new gorgeous Liberty Organic collection“ Organic Mitsi B Organic Mamie B Organic Elizabeth A Organic Donna Leigh A Organic Claire Aude B     “Liberty’s new Organic Tana Lawn fabrics are absolutely exquisite, I fell in love with them instantly and I’m sure you will too! Just as soft, smooth …

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Daydream Believer Liberty Blouse

Lucy from the studio has made this simply gorgeous Daydream Believer Liberty Blouse.  It uses one of the beautiful fabrics from the SS21 ‘Atlas of Dreams’ collection.  Sometimes it’s hard to imagine a garment when you look at a fabric so this blouse will hopefully give you some inspiration. I asked Lucy about her make: “When I first saw Liberty’s SS21 collection I was really struck by the sheer variety of designs. There is everything from delicate florals to exotic wildlife and many, many things in between.  Can I just say at this point that this does not make it …

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Liberty Dungarees – Yes Please!

Yay – spring has arrived in the UK and what better way to celebrate than to showcase some gorgeous Liberty Dungarees.  Laura from the office has made these using Primrose Path C from the new Shona Heath Capsule collection from Liberty.     I asked Laura about the project: “Shock and horror/awe from all, it isn’t a dress! I’m stepping out of my comfort zone in springy yellow dungarees and feeling quite pleased with the outcome. Are they dungarees if they have a back bodice thing instead of just an apron front flap bodice thing? Where do dungarees end and …

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Beautiful Liberty Lap Quilt

Kathy from the studio has made this Beautiful Liberty Lap Quilt for her friend who is moving away.  She’s used a lovely combination of teal colours alongside making EPP jewels in the alternate blocks.  I asked Kathy about the quilt.   What inspired you to make this lovely quilt?  “I loved the colour way that Anna made for her quilt and I decided I wanted to recreate this for my friend Lisa.  I loved the simplicity of the design – it’s a 16 patch block (made using 15 different Liberty fabrics).  My good friend Lisa is going to live in …

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Beautiful Baby Quilt

Dawn has made this sweet and Beautiful Baby Quilt using a really lovely combination of colours of Theo.  This makes such a lovely and personal gift for a newborn. Who did you make this gorgeous quilt for? “I made the quilt for my nephew’s baby (on my husband’s side of the family).  My husband and I have recently become Great Uncle and Great Aunt to baby Sophia.  She was born 2 months premature so rather caught me on the hop with my quilt making!”   What inspired your fabric choice? “As she was unexpected early I decided to try and …

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Liberty Easter Makes

Dawn from the studio has made these completely adorable Liberty Easter Makes.  I’m holding out so much hope for being able to be with friends and family at Easter time this year and seeing these projects has really lifted my spirits.  There’s a beautiful table runner, gorgeous cushion and placemat.  Dawn talks about her projects here.         What gave you the inspiration to make this gorgeous table runner? ” I had some of the ‘Easter’ Liberty fabric (actually called Field Flowers!) left over from other Easter projects, and I only needed a couple of short pieces to ‘top …

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Beautiful Liberty Valentine Projects

Dawn from the studio has made these Beautiful Liberty Valentine Projects to decorate her home.  Liberty fabric is simply perfect for combining hearts and bright valentine colours for these easy to make projects.     I asked Dawn about these pretty projects: “I spotted the Kitty Grace fabric in red and pink colour ways while working in the studio and bought some straightaway to make some valentine projects.  The patchwork heart cushion pattern was from Sadie Yeomans at Cornerhouse Crafts, and only needed 5 strips of fabric measuring 1 1/4 ” x 18″, so I raided my Liberty stash for suitable …

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Sweetheart Suffolk Puff Cushion

Dawn from the studio has made this gorgeous Sweetheart Suffolk Puff Cushion.  I always have loads of Liberty scraps and this is a fabulous way to use them up.  It’s a great project to keep us occupied during those times when we need to stay at home too.  Dawn gave a few hints and tips to consider when making this lovely cushion. I love this technique – where did you learn how to make these? “I learnt how to make Suffolk Puffs with my friend and brilliant quilter, Sadie Yeomans, when I first started learning to quilt quite a few …

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Valentine Button Heart Cushion

Dawn from the studio has made this adorable Valentine Button Heart cushion.  I love the combination of vintage buttons with Liberty fabric in this project and it looks like a fairly quick and simple make too. I asked Dawn about the project: Where did you find the inspiration to make this cushion? “I had already made the button heart piece with some crafting friends and it seemed a good idea to make it into a cushion using Mitsi on the back.  Like most sewing fanatics I had a plentiful supply of buttons but never seemed to use any of them, …

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