Handcrafted, Vintage & Creative Textiles


Hello my name is Helen McKenna and welcome to my new website. I make handcrafted, vintage and creative textiles using a mix of old and new fabrics and trimmings.
I hope you enjoy looking at my work past and present. Please contact me if you see something you like.Check out my gallery for textile items such as dolls, clothes, handbags, hearts, aprons, home decoration and more.

Recent Blog Posts

The Creative Stitches & Hobbycraft Show

The Creative Stitches & Hobbycraft Show

Helen McKenna, textile artist helenmckennasews.co.uk Tell us a little bit about yourself and what you do? I work with creative textiles and vintage fabrics. I make quite an eclectic collection of items including handmade dolls and I also do dress making. This is my hobby – I work part time and it is something IContinue Reading

Doll Kits

Doll Kits

I am currently working on Daisy doll kits. Each kit contains instructions and materials to create your own doll.

Events, Fairs and Show Dates


11 – 12th July 2015 Retro Rendezvous Festival Ulverston Town – New recycled Jewellery pieces.

About me

About me

I have always loved making. Sewing is my favourite pastime with the occasional knitting phase. I am married with two children. We have a very mischievous Lakeland Terrier called Mabel who loves chasing her ball. I have been making and sewing for many years now. My speciality is hand crafted, vintage and creative textiles. IContinue Reading


Helen McKenna
24 West Avenue
Cumbria, LA13 9AX

Contact me

Tel: 01229 820201

Email: nelmckennasews@gmail.com


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