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Dog Bites Quilt Show

Friday was our annual quilt show at the circa 1890s Hall.  Our quilt show is not judged and there is no voting on favorite quilts, but just is an opportunity to showcase local talent and vintage quilts from local residents.   300 more words



Mimi was such an enjoyable challenge to sew! Pleats, gathers, a collar and buttonholes! From starting to cut & lay out the fabric to doing the finishing touches, I think it took me around 5 hours. 448 more words


Zippers, Oh My!

This weekend I decided to challenge myself with something I have never sewed before. Zippers. I have avoided any pattern with zippers in it, because they scared me. 289 more words


Flamingo Delphine skirt

The first make I am going to share with you is from Tilly & the buttons book ‘Love at first stitch’ I skipped all the earlier projects as I felt I wanted a challenge (invisible zips & waistbands hello!) The instructions were pretty simple to follow, the waistband confused me a little- I struggled to identify right sides/wrong size from the instructions & pictures, but it worked out in the end! 400 more words


Laptop Sleeve

Project for today was creating a laptop sleeve. Right now I have no case for my laptop. Which is a problem while traveling. I found a pretty easy to following… 171 more words


August Sew Monthly - Pattern

Between my computer dying and trying to get sewing projects time, I haven’t been timely with any of my writing lately!  This post is horribly delayed.   504 more words

Historical Costume