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The Collage Sweater

My first proper pattern….eeek!

It’s been something I’ve wanted to do for a while now, and finally after some serious effort I’ve managed to get it finished and ready to share. 253 more words

Sewing for Self-Care: Tamsin's Story

The first Sewing for Self-Care: You Story post is here! I was so excited to hear from Tamsin, who blogs over at Hazelnut Thread. Her story about using sewing as part of an effective approach to postnatal self-care is incredibly relatable and enlightening! 2,118 more words


Sister Dresses

A wonderful grandmother from my hometown wanted dresses for her two granddaughters.  She thought something in blue would be really nice.  For both dresses, I used blue satin batiste fabric and the smocking design is the Victorian Lace plate by Ellen McCarn with ecru floche. 148 more words


Valentine Sewing - More Blogging, More Sewing

My last few posts for Coats and Clark’s Sewing Secrets blog included Valentine sewing for your littles. I found lots of incredibly sweet projects out in the blog-o-sphere.  124 more words


More baby bibs

In my New Year sewing room tidy-up, I found a piece of towelling and two baby bibs cut out in a drawer. I decided to finish them and use up all the towelling. 180 more words


So, how long have I been sewing?

It feels like forever, but I must admit my sewing history is a bit unusual. When I was a child and in dance recitals, my mom used to finish my costumes using safety pins. 422 more words


Dress-Up Doll Quiet Book

Now that presents have been opened, I can share this cute little quiet book I made for my granddaughters.

Handmade gifts take more time, but as the years go by, they are usually the ones that outlast the others, especially if we take care of them. 585 more words