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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 here is 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


The Teenager's Room, Updated

A couple of weeks ago I shared our trip to IKEA to redecorate Maddie’s bedroom. She started off a bright focus fabric from IKEA and then picked orange as the primary paint color and both pink and white for accents. 452 more words

Family And Friends

A Visit to IKEA

Yesterday Maddie and I took a field trip to Ikea to prepare for “the great teenager bedroom makeover.” We planned to get a wall unit / tv center and bed with storage drawers underneath it. 115 more words

Family And Friends