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Tried and True Review: The Sew U Ruffle Blouse

As a craft-blogger, who reads a lot of craft bloggers,  it seems as if we’ll often make something, take some photos, put together a blog post, and it’s on to the next project with the previous one never to be seen or mentioned again in blogland. 665 more words


The first sack-like but triumphant item

I made my first dress in January this year. My mum had bought me this beautiful sewing machine from John Lewis for Christmas and I was keen to get started. 688 more words


Graphic Motifs

One of the biggest trends for Summer and Fall 2014 are bold prints.  When I went to NY this weekend and saw this print I had to get it.  326 more words


More drapery

So, there was more meant to go in my post about the asymmetric drape top, but it was getting a bit long, so here is the Post Script. 517 more words

Progress check on the Wedding Owls!

I still love to hand sew and embroider, as I’ve been making more and more cushions and sewing for others, a few people have asked whether I’ll move to machine, I’m not sure, I think part of what I can offer is this hand sewn, old crafting approach. 11 more words

Drape drape 2 number 4

Back at the end of April I asked for ideas from the Stashbusting Sewalong Facebook group on what to do with my small knit stash. … 1,135 more words

Got me workin

So this weekend I decided to dust off my sewing machine.

A maxi skirt is what I am after. I am 5’9 3/4″. So as you can guess finding a skirt for a tall person is difficult so, I tried my hand at it. 15 more words