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Taking liberties….

Sew I decided to take part in another couple of sewing swaps – both are Christmas swaps run by Tracy of Madaboutbags . The first is an advent swap and for this I need to make or buy 24 little gifts … Continue reading

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Sew much fabric…sew little time

I just can’t resist a pretty fabric! My recent purchases arrived on the doorstep a couple of weekends ago….. and at least this time I have something in mind for them. I have decided to make a mini station maker … Continue reading

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Tell me a story quilt swap…. received!

Just thought that you might like to see some of the lovely blocks that I have received from people whilst taking part in the ‘Tell me a story quilt block swap’ run by Amy Friend. Each block sent was accompanied by … Continue reading

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Tell me a story quilt swap.

I have been busy recently taking part in a quilt block swap called the ‘Tell me a story quilt swap’ run by Amy Friend. Each block made should have a story to go with it that is reflected in the fabric … Continue reading

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Sew…what happened to the scraps?

Several weeks ago I posted about the mini Dresden wheels that I had been making to use up all my little scraps – but what became of them all?  Well I decided to put them to good use and started … Continue reading

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Scrap tastic….

Sewing means lots of scraps and I hate to waist them – especially as material is so expensive now. So I just loved these little mini Dresden’s as they use even the smallest of scraps. I spent several evenings going … Continue reading

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1 hour basket… or maybe not!

Having seen this little basket all over Instagram, and in need of a quick sewing fix, I decided to give it a try. But I thought it would be more interesting with a patterned front and had also wanted to … Continue reading

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