Category Archives: Current projects.

Sewing projects that are currently taking up my time.

Sal 9 – Making a start on something fishy!

Feeling those January blues at the moment – but did manage some progress on my little stumpwork fish project by the Bluebird Embroidery Company. As with the Christmas baubles kit, this one also starts by preparing a felt padding which (this … Continue reading

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12 Days of Christmas swap

I love an excuse to sew for somebody and the ’12 days of Christmas swap’, hosted by Tracy of Mad about Bags was such fun to put together. The idea of the swap was to make 12 gifts to open, 1 … Continue reading

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SAL 8 – Plenty more fish…

Having finished my Christmas baubles, I went back to my stash of kits to be completed. I have a few very labour intensive kits, but want to save these for the New Year when the days get longer and the … Continue reading

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Scrap happy cases…

As well as embroidery, I have managed to get quite a bit of sewing done throughout the summer months meaning that I have generated a lot of scraps. As material is expensive to buy I am loathed to throw anything … Continue reading

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Scrappy pencil case…

I had a few charm squares left after making my Christmas tote bags so I decided to use them to make a little pencil case. I didn’t want to buy another pattern and thought that I should be able to … Continue reading

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SAL 7 – Happy dance…

The weeks have zoomed by again and with all the pre-Christmas sewing in full swing I haven’t have much time to spend on my  Christmas baubles project by Kate Barlow. Luckily I had nearly finished when we last caught up … Continue reading

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Bag it up…..

After impulse buying a Moda ‘Winters lane’ mini charm pack, whilst looking for interfacing, I was at a loss as to how to use it.  Trawling the web I found a number of ways to use these little squares and … Continue reading

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