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Sewaholic Cambie

To continue my Sewaholic spree, I made another Cambie. My last Cambie was gorgeous, but I made it with rayon thread, which breaks when you look at it. 128 more words


Day 205

Made a dress. In the new creative space. ‘Twas brilliant to do so. The fabric for this came from Spain I think in the seventies, raided from my Mum’s stash a while ago. 104 more words


Bound Button holes: friend or foe?

Bound Button Holes: Friend or Foe ?

I have rather a Love hate relationship with Bound Button Holes, I love the look of them but I hate the execution of them. 449 more words


SEWN: Mid-century inspired gingham pants

I have always wanted a pair of mid-century pants. I have several poofy mid-century style dresses, circle skirts, and super tight rockabilly high-waisted shorts. Those are great, but I have always wanted something more casual for a lazy weekend. 228 more words


If you can't finish one project, why not start another instead?

I’m desperate to get back to a bit of sewing, so have decamped downstairs to cut my next project. I’m going to start on the bird fabric I put in a previous post. 79 more words



Nothing too drastic this time, but I expect that Kristy Chan would like me to point out that she doesn’t make something out of each… 318 more words

Life A Work In Progress

One woman sewing bee

photo credit: Cupcake Murder Aftermath (CMA) via photopin cc

Now for something completely different…after plenty of perusal of some outstanding sewing blogs, I’ve realised I’ve neglected my sewing machine. 418 more words