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That's my boy

Hat update, the hat has found an owner, turns up it wasn’t quite as small as I thought (just smaller than I intended). The only disappointed was when I had to tell him there wasn’t enough of the fabric left over to make a matching bigger one for his dad. 224 more words

Block of the Month #14

One thing I really like about the block of the month is that on occasion, they give you multiple ways to piece the block. Sometimes, if I think that one way will be easier than another for me, I practice the harder way, because that way (hopefully!) I will become better at piecing! 18 more words


Tips for beginners

A few tips from someone who was very recently a beginner and is still finding her way around.

  • Always test your first stitch of the session on a scrap piece of fabric.
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Sewing...A Love/Hate Relationship

For whatever reason this week I was bitten by the sewing bug. I haven’t sewn anything in more than a year (terrible, I know) and my project bag I always keep my socks in was getting quite dingy. 374 more words

Wooly Mastadon

Scraps to Bags

Last week we looked at clothes making from scrap fabric, this week it’s the turn of bags, purses, totes, pouches and all things you can stuff things into! 950 more words

How to Sew a Pillow Bed

I found these pillow beds on pinterest, and after searching for quite a while I only found one tutorial that used one piece of fabric instead of sewing together pillow cases, but unfortunately the pin leads no where now, so I have made up my own little DIY instructions and tutorial, and its actually turned out quite well if I do say so myself. 673 more words


Small but perfectly formed

I thought I’d just sneak in a quick clothing from scraps make before the week is up.

It’s the flat cap from Urbandon’s pattern and tutorial… 261 more words