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As we slip ever nearer to fall, I am pulled to the more warm and earthy colors in my wardrobe. Maroon was the accent today, facilitated by a wild pair of striped socks. 181 more words

Bubble Quilts and Biscuit Quilts

I can’t decide which is more adorable, the baby or the bubble quilts. I do know that I want one! I had to know more. I originally saw this on FB which led me to a link with minimal information, horrible snarky comments, and after being persistent, I found the original link at… 109 more words

Have I ever mentioned that doll making is fiddly work?

Well, it is. Particularly when your end project is only 7″ high and hand sewn with button-hinge joints. All of those small details have to be plotted out well and completed with a steady hand — creating a stencil, tracing, cutting, trimming, sewing, stuffing, making up. 89 more words

Sewing Project

Do you fancy learning how to sew?

We have a Sew Simple Workshops course coming up. Workshops may cover subjects like – How to Get the Best from your Sewing Machine; How to Read Dressmaking Patterns; Fabric and Style advice; Christmas Projects; Up-cycling and Vintage. 43 more words

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On the Shelf: The Vogue Sewing Book

This was my grandma’s book. It’s seen better days.
In her defense, she had seven children and a husband with near legendary book destroying super powers. 279 more words


Confession Time

“It’s not until you dive in that you know the true depth of the water”

So I’ve got a little admission to make, something I omitted in my… 797 more words

House Of Pinheiro

Marcelle Medallion update

I finished my Marcelle Medallion quilt top that I started in January as part of the monthly Patchwork Society at Modern Domestic.  It finishes at a 58″ square. 190 more words

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