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Addie makes some shorts.....

When Addie first arrived in the sewing room we were all a little daunted by her size and power but I quickly got over it because although she has a HUGE motor and runs like the wind, she is still just a sewing machine and they all work basically the same. 255 more words


The story of the "going-to-grandparents bag"/l'histoire du sac "je-vais-chez-mamie-papi"

Finally the bag is ready. I have to say I can’t take much credit for it, because it is my 6 year old son who chose the colors and the design. 355 more words


Mixed Pattern Tank Top

This was another little experiment playing around with pattern mashups. I traced a favorite T-shirt to make a pattern, then played around with the shoulder width (the original shirt had sleeves) until it felt right. 226 more words


Welcome to the sewing room.....

This week I was very privileged to be given a very robust new member to add to my sewing room – an Adler 067-63 industrial sewing machine. 169 more words


Judging controversy at the Great British Sewing Bee.....

If, like me, you have been glued to your television or iPlayer for each weeks highs, lows, disasters, delights and everything in between, then you may also be following the contestants on Twitter. 299 more words


Very Berry Artist Trading Card Swap #3

A few weeks ago I sent my ATC for the third Very Berry ATC Swap! I have taken part in all of the swaps so far and every time I love it more and more! 385 more words


Zebra coat

Last week I popped into a shop to buy some more fabric for my quilt (I am still doing bits here and there) and spotted some crazy lime green fabric with zebras on. 203 more words