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Saving the Comfy Chair, Take II

Between general wear and tear and the generous claws of my Russian Blue companion, the previous canvas re-upholstery job I did on my arm chair last year fell apart and I was recently forced to upgrade. 171 more words

Sewing Project


For many years the tradition in my family is to purchase 24 small inexpensive gifts, wrap them and put them in an advent bag.  Each day of advent a present is chosen and we all enjoy the unwrapping.   248 more words

Cherry Windmill Designs

Upcycle Your Shirt - to make it longer and to give it color.

Hey Everbody! Have you ever had a shirt and you wanted to create something different with it? I love recycling old clothes and making something new with it. 67 more words



I’ve been busy trying to use up the huge amounts of lavender that I managed to harvest this year! People have grumbled about the weather, but my lavender plants have really loved the conditions, with all three types of lavender ( English, French and Cotton) doing really well. 42 more words


Sewing Project - Cotton Pajama Pants

A few weeks ago I decided to dust off my trusty old sewing machine and work on a project I have been postponing for a few months now. 168 more words


Attempt at free motion embroidery

I bought a free motion foot recently and had a go at writing using my sewing machine

I was pretty chuffed with my little trial run however tonight when I put the foot on again I wanted to neaten it up and use thinner material but I was having loads of trouble, thread coming up through the material lots of missed stitches etc. 34 more words


"Girl Power" Embroidered Pillow

My energy’s been lower the past couple of weeks, but I was finally able to finish a gift for my friend, Sean, and his newborn daughter. 137 more words

Craft Project