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A baker’s dozen

Back in January, I set myself a goal for 2015 of making humidicrib quilts, tiny quilts to donate to the local neonatal hospital to brighten the incubators of premature babies. 599 more words


Busy bee has been sewing a lot

Sorry blog! Didn’t mean to put you on hold. Forgive me.

Lately I have been sewing a few more dresses but time of year and weather have made it difficult to take good pictures of them. 355 more words


All In A Day's Play

Dressmaking Once Again

Not long ago while on my lunch hour, I stopped in to have a look round the Quilted Forest.  I’ve never been much into quilting, but I do find tremendous inspiration in the beautiful fabrics I see there.   320 more words


Weekend Projects

Having the chance to travel is a wonderful thing, unless you have projects to finish.  Finally this weekend was my project finishing day.  The first thing I needed to finish was a little Christmas skirt for Violet in Orlando.   229 more words


The I-spy economy block quilt

My husband’s niece is pregnant, and I planned to make her baby a quilt as soon as I heard the good news. When I saw her at my stepdaughter’s wedding in June, she had a dainty little baby bump. 886 more words


Thumbs up for Collette Dinnigan's Young Hearts line at Aldi

So, there were about 30 people waiting for Aldi to open at the Canberra City store this morning….  Given the range of $15-20 for fun, brightly coloured girls swimwear I was certainly keen to inspect Ms Dinnigan’s offerings, as a thrifty mumma “who sews”. 223 more words


A cat and a bicycle

I was in the UK most of September – visiting, touring, scattering my dad’s ashes and eating more cream teas than one girl should ever admit to – so no sewing was done, but I have been trying to make a dent in my WIP pile since my return. 416 more words