Monthly Archives: November 2017

Sew inspirational….

There are lots of sewing blogs that I like to read, but one I often dip in and out of is by Cassie Stephens¬† – I just love the all the fun clothes that she makes and she is always … Continue reading

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Got to pick a pocket…..

To continue the theme of sewing this weekend I set to making a couple of small bags as gifts – one of which will be included in my stitchingsanta¬†parcel. I found a simple little pattern on line called the Pick-A-Pocket … Continue reading

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Pea pods

Another break from embroidery and back to the sewing machine. I often forget how much you can achieve in an afternoon when you turn to the sewing machine – as embroidery is so much more time consuming. So today I … Continue reading

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Starting to bug me…..

Slow progress on the bug front. I have just padded the head of the beetle in white felt and outlined with No. 1 pearl purl. I filled in the pronotum with a mix of Japanese thread and metallic purl. On … Continue reading

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The ‘C’ word….

I have taken a rest this weekend from embroidery to do a little bit of sewing. I was hoping to get a couple of little gifts made for C*****mas – but as always, when ever I sew anything, I jump … Continue reading

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