Category Archives: Sew What

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Posing pouches….

As the temperature rises in the garden- so I retreat inside. But this does give me the opportunity to do a little sewing. This weekend I decided to reduce my fat quarter collection. I don’t know what happens to me … Continue reading

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Little things….

I have made some progress on the last of my ‘end of term gift pouches’ which I need to finish this weekend. I decided (rather stupidly), that I wanted to add embroidery to this pouch to make it a little … Continue reading

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All in a days work….

Sew…..how much can you actually complete in a day? Well that all depends on what you are sewing. Over the last couple of days I have been preparing little ‘end of year’ gifts for all my classroom helpers and have … Continue reading

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Wee braw bag…

Fancied a quick project to complete and this time decided to join the Wee Braw Bag SAL, hosted by Laura Cunningham on¬†INSTAGRAM . Her e-patterns are easy to follow and this is such a simple bag to make. I used … Continue reading

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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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