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you can never have too many...

…bookmarks that is and in the best Blue Peter vein, here are some I made earlier this week together with a new large mug rug for my workroom. 29 more words


Introduction to Garments - Week 1

After my home decor class, I was pondering what to take next when I spotted a flash sale on the Introduction to Garments class. So now I have eight weeks of learning to draft a pattern from scratch, absorbing basic garment sewing skills, trying out the serger for the first time, and hopefully ending with a pretty, A-line skirt fitted just for me! 87 more words


DIY Baby Doll Stroller Make Over II

Yes, that’s right. Liv has another stroller. And I had to do a make over for this one too. Because I just couldn’t leave it as it was, because… well, because that’s me, I guess. 694 more words


The Big Simplicity Blog Meet

Last Saturday I felt very fortunate to be able to go to the Big Simplicity Blog Meet in Manchester. I have never been to anything similar or met anyone from the blog world before so I wasn’t really sure what to expect. 213 more words


New Templates Available! 

So last weekend I concentrated on producing some new templates for the shop.

New shapes include:

Trapeziums (Half Regular Hexagons)

30/60 degree Right Angle Triangles (Half Equilateral Triangles) 153 more words


rabbit cushion

Junniperberry commented that the scribble rabbit looked like a cushion cover. I agree.


Sneaky shrug 'stravaganza

I needed to make a couple of shrugs to test the pattern for the tutorial, and these are the result.

The first one is made from a wool blend from Textile Traders. 411 more words