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My Malayan Silk Dress

We had a big holiday in March which include two days in Kuala Lumpar visiting family. I managed to include a trip to the quarter with all the fabric shops in. Of course I had to buy  a few lengths… … 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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Handmade Wedding. Day Three; Waistcoats

All this week I’m writing about the different things I made for our wedding, hopefully it will inspire someone else to have a ‘handmade wedding’! Day three, it’s the boys turn! I’d made my wedding dress over the summer holidays, … Continue reading

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My Fabric Box has a lid!

I started making my box a week ago, it’s for my wedding album. When I last posted about it on Sunday, I just had the basic box made. Well, I’ve been stitching away most evenings and I have now finished … Continue reading

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Embroidered Evening Bag

Tonight is the first opportunity I’ve had to use my embroidered evening bag, we’re going to a Halloween Ball, luckily it’s not fancy dress as I don’t do fancy dress, but I do like a black tie do! I made … Continue reading

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