Category Archives: Sewing

Cross-stitch needle-case

Carole requested a post about my needle-case so here goes, I aim to please 🙂 I made this back in 2019, the front is just a sewing themed mini sampler, I like purple so I used purple linen and then … Continue reading

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Declutter continues

The latest daily challenge to declutter my sewing room certainly took more than a day! I’m doing the declutter challenge from Karen of Just Get It Done Quilts, each daily prompt is on youtube, I think there’s 21 challenges with … Continue reading

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Upcycled Handbag

Having made myself a new purse last week I decided to make a new handbag too, mine was about four years old and looking decidedly shabby. I’ve been thinking of using the fabric from an old jacket for a while, … Continue reading

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Terrific Trifold Wallet

I’ve been meaning to make myself a new wallet for ages now, my old one eventually stretched a little so the card pockets weren’t secure and a purse I made sometime ago is now so tatty and falling apart it’s … Continue reading

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Quick Sewing

Between Christmas and New Year my daughter and I did a little shopping and browsing in the sales. Helen spotted an apron, it was very nice but I pointed out that they were easy to make and much cheaper, thinking … Continue reading

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Last Minute Stitching

I’m feeling a bit of a last minute Lucy at the moment, I’m usually really organised with Christmas but this year it seems to have sneaked up awfully quickly! My daughter Helen asked me to make her a Luna Lapin … Continue reading

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Young Master Rabbit

I’m making two rabbits for Christmas, Luna Lapin rabbits from Cool Crafting in Kendal. One is for my daughter Helen, one for my new grandson Hugo. Over the weekend I cracked on and made some clothes for Hugo’s. The patterns … Continue reading

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Quilted Jacket

Over the last few months social media has been full of quilted jackets, a lot of shops are selling them and since they were featured as a challenge on The Great British Sewing Bee they pop up regularly on instagram … Continue reading

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Stitching on the Move Bag

Having decorated a cotton bag for the competition at Skipton Stitchers, I then turned to the fabric sample which needed titivating and turning into something. A few years ago I made a project bag to live in my handbag with … Continue reading

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Skipton Stitchers

One of our members is celebrating an amazing 50 years in the Embroiderers Guild, and she is still just as involved within the organisation and enthusiastic about embroidery. She decided to celebrate by organising a competition for our members and … Continue reading

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