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Designin’ December Part 2…The Dress

Well at the end of Designin’ December Part 1. The pattern….I noted that I had not sewn with velvet before and now that I have I won’t be rushing to do it again in a hurry… To recap, I decided … Continue reading

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Christmas Jumpers

This week I have been forging ahead with my Christmas gifts and making jumpers for Christmas gifts. The first one is a Schnittchen patterns Catrin which I have made twice before and with which I have really struggled to get the … Continue reading

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Designin’ December Part 1. The pattern….

Sometimes you realise you may have bitten off more than you can chew.
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Great Granny’s Skirt

When I first met OH way back in 1980 I also met his grandmother Gladys, who, as we became parents became known simply as Great Granny. She was born in 1900 so was elderly even when I first met her … Continue reading

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The Woollen trousers

Eldest daughter has a beloved pair of jeans, bought from a charity shop that are at the end of their life, the original fabric having worn through on the seat and crotch. She asked whether I had the skills to … Continue reading

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The winter coat

So, at the GBSB live show I bought too much fabric but some of it I just couldn’t resist. Take this wool/silk mix from Fabworks Mill with flecks of all my favourite colours. I fell in love with it as soon … Continue reading

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The best laid plans….

I usually have one day a week on which I am able to sew and I guard that day jealously, trying very hard not to let other tasks eat into my ‘me’ time. However over the last month I have … Continue reading

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