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The Empire Strikes Buttons

It’s been a busy few weeks here so not much blogging I’m afraid! But there has been some sewing – less than I would have liked but some is still better than none. 105 more words

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Fix Your Jeans: Keep the Original Hem

So you want to fix your jeans. You want to shorten the legs, but you also want to keep the original hem, like some kind of fancy pants. 585 more words

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Wild boars and chevron pockets

Its Kid’s Clothes Week which means I’ve committed to spending an hour a day making clothes for my children, which fits in nicely with my commitment to H to make her a vampire bat costume and a few birthday makes for S. 315 more words

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Macaron Sorbetto

It wasn’t until this year that I figured out what a macaron was… the almond ones, that is.

Growing up with a family member who despised coconut, macaroon (with two O’s) were not discussed, or talked about, or were to enter the house. 432 more words

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another pot

Instead of sewing anything new last week, I framed a few existing pieces and hung them on the loo walls like a mini gallery exhibition. I plan to hang more but I’m not sure what JP will think when there are more stitchy pieces visible than walls! 74 more words

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Sewing Tip 11: Take. Your. Time!

11. Take. Your. Time. Honestly, I have tried to go too fast a lot when sewing, and the finished prodcut just doesn’t turn out as good as it could! 38 more words

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Sunday, Weekend Come & Weekend Go

We mostly did chores around the house, although we had fondue for Friday cocktails and stopped in at the diner across the street for Sunday breakfast. 83 more words

Taking The Day Off