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On Etsy I have ordered a Frozen Elsa patch for my daughter to put on her new Elsa pillow Case dress.
I have also finished her Elsa Halloween dress and made her a Frozen comforter.



Denim day dress

I love getting dressed in the summer. Throw on one dress (and after years of sewing and searching charity shops I have a few) and a pair of sandals and you’re wearing an outfit. 300 more words


Bellini double take

Having made my first Bellini, I thought I’d join the Bellini Sewalong and make a peach Bellini out of some slubby silk that Mark bought me in Sri Lanka. 489 more words


I seriously need to learn to pattern draft...

Nevertheless, the outcomes from copying my old clothes have yet to fail me.

Unfortunately, a seemingly simply outfit takes considerably longer to complete due to all the alterations. 13 more words


What good is my wallet if I can't see it?

Well, I figured out what the problem is.  I’ve been making these wallets for my friends and everybody just loves them.

I decided to actually try one.   208 more words

Extreme Crafting

I'll Sew My Own Baby Shoes

Most of my projects begin with “Oh I can sew that”, and everyone around me rolling their eyes.  I pretty much say this about most things that can possibly be sewn, including baby shoes.  347 more words


New items in my Etsy shop

I’m adding new garments to my shop at http://www.rethreading.etsy.com regularly. Here are some recent creations:

Most are made from upcycled textiles: scarves, saris, t-shirts, sheets. Or from my vast stash of fabric, trims and buttons. 166 more words