Madiba Cushion Covers

I was given this Madiba Shweshwe fabric almost a year ago and I really wanted to make something special out of it. After a few measurements and plans, I decided to create 2 cushion covers. To make the most use of the fabric, I cut 1 length of fabric for each cushion  -50cm x 100cm. Added an invisible zip on the 50cm length side and then stitched together the 2 side seams. Total sewing time less than 1 hour. The zip will be either at the top or bottom of the cushion, depending of how the cushion is placed on … Continue reading

It’s Crafting Time

As I have a few more hours “free time” during the day, I’ve been planning sewing and craft projects. I’ve had a couple of busy weeks sewing  items for my Etsy shop, and I still feel like there isn’t enough hours in the day. So many plans…. never enough time to get them finished! So my plans for the next 2 weeks are: – create a couple of interesting purses using this fabulous South African Shwe Shwe fabric to sell on Etsy – MadeByNomes.Etsy.com – Design and plan the construction of my first ever patchwork quilt using this beautiful Liberty … Continue reading

Made By Nomes Etsy Shop Vacation

www.madebynomes.etsy.com online shop will be closed for 6-8 weeks (from June 1st to mid-July 2013) as I am moving house and my sewing machine is getting packed away. Be sure to find me on Facebook to stay up to date with news and adventures – www.facebook.com/MadeByNomes or I can be contacted at naomi[at]madebynomes.com Here is a selection of items, some of which are available in my shop (subject to change – some items may have already been sold)

ShweShwe fabric currently in stock for custom designs

My boy has just returned from a trip to South Africa, and he bought me some more ShweShwe fabric. Isn’t he a good boy This new ShweShwe fabric is slightly different to the fabric I bought in January … this new fabric has a double sided print. So cool, it means that the fabric can be used either side…. or both! Custom orders are available: You can enquire about custom orders through Etsy conversation www.madebynomes.etsy.com  or contact me via naomi[at]madebynomes.com Thanks, Nomes x Shwe-shwe  fabric has a long standing history in South Africa. It was introduced to South Africa with … Continue reading