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Party Zebra Tote Bag

I finished this bag off a few days ago and, on the whole, I’m fairly pleased with it. It’s nice and sturdy, I actually like the way it looks, and I’ll definitely use it. 421 more words


This better be worth it

Hands up who thinks this fabric is totally gorgeous? I do. So much so that I had it stashed away for… ut hum! 3 years. I had no idea what to make with it. 124 more words


Birdy footstool!

So – I am sewing in the background and nearly finished the first piece, which was a joint experiment with my Mum and sister. In the meantime though, I attended a short morning class to make a footstool at the North Seattle College and this was the result! 184 more words


Second Stab Shale Blazer

Some time last year I made a knitted jacket called ‘Shale’ from Kim Hargreaves’ Storm collection.  I wasn’t 100% happy with how it turned out, mainly because I had substituted the wool and it came out too big for me but also because I wasn’t keen on some of the features such as the back vent, buttoned cuffs and one too few buttons (to my mind anyway) on the front.   810 more words

canvas shorts for men

There are not so many sewing projects out there for men and it is not the easiest category to make a garment for a man. So I have been always a little bit reluctant to make clothes for my husband. 264 more words


Easy homemade curtains.

Whilst I was trying to take photos of my newly made curtains, I went and took a couple of pictures of the garden (I do love the Japanese Anemone). 236 more words


stockholm fabric

in moving my office down to the basement, i picked my stuff up and plunked it down in a new location. but i wasn’t really into the turquoise with the colours in the rug. 145 more words