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Overlocking for Baby

I was lucky enough to get an overlocker for Christmas. Followers on Instagram might have seen some evidence of its use – here and here… 479 more words


Batik peplum bouse

I’ve used McCalls 7052 to make this, although I am not sure why, as I have a much used Vogue 8815 in my pattern collection which is very similar. 295 more words


Boat Race Moneta

My first Colette Moneta, started and finished today – Boat Race day. So may this blog post and dress recall the first time that the girls raced the same course on the same day as the men. 990 more words


Oh dear

One should always anchor the insides.

I have 8 to redo if I can’t straighten them out inside.


I did manually straighten some, a couple I had to unpick at the ends and straighten, and two I had to completely redo. 85 more words


Quiet Good Friday

On the morning of Good Friday, I dragged out the old old old sewing machine to see if it worked still. I have never plugged it in, coz I have a fear of things blowing up. 757 more words


Overlocker first steps

I have a new toy!  Well actually, it’s not in the slightest bit new, but I’ve used it for the first time this week.

A few years ago, when I was starting to get into sewing, one of my Great Aunts gave me her old overlocker.   271 more words


Grainline Archer. Warning: Contains Graphic Images of Topstitching!

Happy Almost Easter, fellow citizens of the stitchosphere! I’ve got something a bit more demure to show you this week, so no need to adjust the colour setting on your digital device! 336 more words