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Otley Show

The weather forecast for today is sunny spells, scattered showers with risk of hail and thunderstorms…so it must be Otley Show day, it’s a standing joke here that it always rains on show day! It’s┬áthe first in the show calendar … Continue reading

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Eleventh Hour Entry

I know I’m leaving it a bit late, but I’ve just finished my last entry for our local show on Saturday. It’s a padded coat-hanger. I’d already made two, one of them is a gorgeous frothy affair, the other is … Continue reading

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Linen coat hanger

Over the weekend I managed to make a second padded coat hanger for the local show. The inspiration for it was a vintage embroidered pillowcase. The white embroidery was beautiful but the seams had disintegrated, I think I bought it … Continue reading

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Padded Coathangers

I’m rather partial to making padded coat-hangers, when I was a poor impoverished student nurse I often made them as Christmas presents. My rule for saving scraps from dress-making has always been if it was big enough for a coathanger, … Continue reading

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Padded coat-hangers

The last few days before Otley Show were spent stitching padded coat-hangers. I used to make quite a few as Christmas presents during my years as an impoverished student nurse but I confess I haven’t made one for years! I … Continue reading

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