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Hello and welcome to my post for our Canadian Remembrance Day , November 11th . I thought it would be a good time to finally stitch up the centre piece/ wall hanging that I’ve had on my to-do list for quite a while now. 56 more words

Machine Embroidery

Hello and welcome to the witching hour post on All Hallows’ Eve. The ghouls have started knocking on the door and the night air is very crisp. 487 more words



This year is Raggedy Ann’s 100th birthday.  So to commemorate the event I am making some Raggedy Ann-type dolls.  This is my first attempt.

The face is machine embroidered. 22 more words

Figurative Art

Hello and welcome back. I’ve taken a bit of a leave of absence from sewing and blogging. We went through a big move earlier this summer and with all that’s involved in such a long move and waiting for furnishings to arrive, well I won’t bore you with the details lol but it does take a lot out of a body :) Now with getting settled in…….to the sewing room that is…..because of course , that’s why we are here?! 659 more words


Arran Open Studios – A Review

The short version is a wee jump in the air shouting ‘I did it’ followed by a little jig round the room.  The longer version is below….xx… 1,226 more words

Scottish Island Mum

Embroidered bowls find their place.

I am simply overwhelmed by both the support and the feedback as day one of my open studio closes.  I thought I might get the odd visitor but since opening I have been flat out with people and I am all talked out.   244 more words


Tip of the Week! Machine Needle Alphabet 'J & K' #tipoftheweek

This week, ladies and gents, is the turn of fabrics beginning with ‘J’ or ‘K’. Yes, you have guessed it, lots of jeans and knits, two of the fabrics that can break your sewing machine needle quicker than you can say ‘Sewing with Cherry!’ 157 more words