Category Archives: Sewing

Winter Coat Time

Thw winter coat I made a couple of years ago is looking decidedly past it’s best, it’s one of those loose weave wools which I love, but they don’t wear well! I decided this year to make a coat using … Continue reading

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2020 Vision

It’s a while since I last checked how I was doing with my 2020 Vision, I’ve just looked back and it was May – doesn’t time fly when you’re having fun!! As we are now three quarters of the way … Continue reading

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Florence makes an appearance…

Last year I made a ‘Luna Lapin’ for my great-nephew, well actually I made an Alfie, same rabbit, different clothes… They’re from a gorgeous book by Sara Peel called ‘Making Luna Lapin’. Luna has a whole wardrobe of beautifully made … Continue reading

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Sewing Room on the Surface

Over the lockdown I started to reorganise my sewing room, I had a move round about 18 months ago but somehow it never quite felt right. The layout just didn’t quite work. This time I took everything out and started … Continue reading

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Playing with Circles

I was meant to be walking from Addingham to Skipton today with my walking buddy, along the route of a Roman road. However it’s persisting heavily, we’re fair weather walkers and setting off in heavy rain with no respite in … Continue reading

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Sewing Room Pictures

Over the last few days I’ve been reorganising my sewing room, I’ve been mulling it over for a while as the previous layout just wasn’t working. I decided at the weekend to rearrange the cupboards, then if I’m happy, I’ll … Continue reading

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As Busy as a Bee

Last week I decided to make a little present for my MIL, she always admired my bumble bee pincushions, but having stitched it three times already, I wasn’t sure I was ready to stitch it again just yet. I also … Continue reading

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Pink Dragonflies

At the weekend I finally got round to having a photo taken in a dress I made a couple of weeks ago. It’s sort of a practise run for sewing with sheers as one of my challenges this year (2020 … Continue reading

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Slippers and Slip-ups!

I just made myself a pair of slippers, I bought a kit at a show last year and they’ve been sitting on my to do pile ever since with my fluffy pair getting more and more shabby – not helped … Continue reading

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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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