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A Little Background, No Stash

No fabric in or out this week. I’m working on four projects, but most are in the early stages.
I added yellow paint to the background fabric for the first paint layering experiment. 188 more words


1960s fabric using 1960s pattern

This dress is made from the oldest piece of fabric in my stash. February has been a month of challenges – all from the Stashbusting Sewalong group, with the aim of ridding our stashes of… 1,007 more words


All in the stuffing!

This week I’ve been working on bolsters for my yoga space. I’m part of an online sewing group that is more of a fabric hoarders support group that encourages each other to use stash fabric and notions, rather than feeding the beast. 546 more words


WIP Wednesday

… and an FO :)

FO first. This is “Papyrus Columns Cowl”. A mostly reversible cowl or infinity scarf.

The completed set:

I’ll be finishing the tech editing for the cowl today and hope to have the e-book up on Ravelry this evening. 214 more words

1960s Lutterloh

I have made a prototype of a 1960s Lutterloh shirt dress, testing the pattern for another make with some special fabric.

This is clearly not 1960s fabric but some Japanese Tana lawn that I bought at Spotlight a couple of years ago, and which I used for this… 262 more words


Peignoir in Japanese silk

I was given this Japanese silk blend fabric by one of my lovely work colleagues. It was a massive 16 metres long, but only 72cms (28″) wide. 270 more words


Binding And Stash Report

I made the binding and attached it to Retro Charm yesterday. I can work on turning it through the week when I’m too tired to sit at the sewing machine. 106 more words