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More of a buzz….

A little bit of snow and the whole world comes to a standstill – making it the best time to sew. Although today I did little more than finish off my bee brooch. First, I cut out the wings and … Continue reading

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What a buzz…

After spending so long on my Jacobean crewel work I felt the need to do something fun and frivolous. So today I spent the day at Hampton Court learning how to make a stumpwork bumble bee brooch with Rachel Doyle … Continue reading

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Sewing kits on the go…

Have had great fun this week making a little travel sewing kit (or three) for myself and as gifts. I followed a super simple tutorial by Lella Boutiquie and was very pleased with the results. I am not a quilter – … Continue reading

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Sew busy..

What a weekend! I was planning to do a little more work on my Jacobean piece – but I got totally caught up with the sewing machine. I finished my swap pieces and they are now ready to post off … Continue reading

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Send a little love 2….

Fabric is so expensive these days that I like to use as much of the scrap material as possible. So after finishing the ‘Pick a Pocket’ bag I decided to make a matching armchair sewing tidy for my  ‘send a … Continue reading

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Send a little love….

Decided to sign up for another swap as I enjoyed the Christmas one so much. This time I have joined the ‘Send a Little Love’ swap that is being organised by Tracy from Mad about Bags. As the name suggests … Continue reading

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Cornish Christmas…

Happy New Year to sewers everywhere! Christmas in Cornwall was, as always, a quiet and relaxing affair – in part due to the fact that there is no internet available! We spent much of our time walking the dog, dodging … Continue reading

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