Category Archives: Sewing

A Bag for Memories

I’m trying to play catch up before I start any new projects, tidy up loose ends as it were. In some ways I don’t feel I’ve achieved much over the last couple of weeks, but a lot of it is … Continue reading

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Rainbows

Here in the UK alot of people are making rainbows to display in their windows, something bright and cheerful in these dark times. Children have drawn them, painted them, quilters have made blocks or even whole quilts. One of my … Continue reading

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Skye Wrap

I’ve admired Skye Wraps for a while, they’re a pattern from Cool Crafting, (the home of Luna Lapin!!) and they keep appearing on my facebook feed. I finally bought the pattern at the Harrogate Show in November. Whilst sorting out … Continue reading

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Nineteen for 19

I’ve got a bit behind on my posts again – a mixture of Christmas and sewing I think! Anyway, I decided it’s time I shared my November update for my Nineteen for 19 challenge. I’ve got to that point in … Continue reading

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Keeping Afloat

I’ve had a few people recently ask how I keep all my craftwork projects organised so I thought I’d do a little post on my system, though system is probably too strong a word – it makes me sound organised!! … Continue reading

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Three for Two

I was pretty busy last week in the sewing room, I managed to make two coats, both simple patterns so fairly quick to do. I’ve been trying to use up fabric from my stash which is particularly bulky – makes … Continue reading

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Nineteen for 19

At the beginning of October I did a count up of both craft projects on the go (WIP’s – work in progress!) and also things with an October deadline, it was a bit of a shock, even for me! I … Continue reading

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Tweed Handbag

Last week I finally got round to making myself a new handbag – it was well overdue as the one I made a couple of years ago was looking decidedly worn and sad. I decided to use the same pattern … Continue reading

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Clothes for George

George has finally got a set of clothes… George is my first attempt at making a Luna Lapin rabbit, the patterns are all in a lovely book by Sarah Peel called Making Luna Lapin. He’s all hand-stitched apart from the … Continue reading

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Conquering Fear!

I’ve got a bit behind in writing posts, so you’ve got two for one here, a bargain 🙂 Over the summer I bought a new sewing machine, not a standard one, but an overlocker / coverstitch machine. My overlocker was … Continue reading

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