Marion Elliot's Profile

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My name is Marion Elliot and I've been sewing since I was a child. Indeed one of my first efforts was a casual kaftan affair in psychadelic fabric for my teddy, when I was about 4 years old, and I've carried on regardless ever since.

As well as making similar groovy items, I've also designed and written many craft books on techniques like paper sculpting, papier-mache and metal work, and my latest book will be for sale on this site in spring 2009.

I am a keen collector of knitting patterns (for the pictures - sadly, I don't knit), vintage sewing notions and interesting fabrics, which I love assembling into new items like bags, pinnies, tea cosies and all sorts of other lovely things.

All my items are made from cotton and cotton-mix fabrics and washable wadding in a smoke and pet-free environment…

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  • Joined October 6, 2008

Favorite materials

Vintage fabrics, buttons, labels, papers, recycled metal

About

My name is Marion Elliot and I've been sewing since I was a child. Indeed one of my first efforts was a casual kaftan affair in psychadelic fabric for my teddy, when I was about 4 years old, and I've carried on regardless ever since.

As well as making similar groovy items, I've also designed and written many craft books on techniques like paper sculpting, papier-mache and metal work, and my latest book will be for sale on this site in spring 2009.

I am a keen collector of knitting patterns (for the pictures - sadly, I don't knit), vintage sewing notions and interesting fabrics, which I love assembling into new items like bags, pinnies, tea cosies and all sorts of other lovely things.

All my items are made from cotton and cotton-mix fabrics and washable wadding in a smoke and pet-free environment. Owing to the vintage nature of the fabrics used, they should be gently hand-washed with appropriate detergent in cool water.

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