Category Archives: sewing

What to use this fabric for…

My friend of many many years recently gave me a lot of fabric – all of exceptional quality. But this fabric…well I couldn’t think what to do with. When my husband needed a cover for a machine in his shed … Continue reading

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Yoga mat bag…

My daughter asked me ages ago to make her a bag for her yoga mat, I have to confess I misheard and thought she wanted me to make her a mat.  Doh… Anyway I finally got around to it and … Continue reading

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Applique cushion with vintage fabric….

Firstly folks I have to confess that this is not actually vintage fabric but lovely new fabric in a vintage style. My friend of … eek… a lot of years, kindly gave me some of her beautiful fabric. She’s a … Continue reading

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Sunflower cushion…

A lovely friend recently celebrated her half century and I decided to make a gift. As I’m enjoying decorating cushion covers at the moment I decided to do one for her. I was advised that her favourite flower is the … Continue reading

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Free fabric…

On a recent journey home from work I had a few minutes to spare right by a fabric store, it would have been churlish not to take a look, right? They had a few books of sample fabrics, they were … Continue reading

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Sewing machine cover…

I have already made a cover for my sewing machine, and I do love it, but I think it will better suit my sewing room/studio which sadly only exists in my mind at the moment. As I do all my … Continue reading

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Personalised embroidered gift bag…

If you saw my previous post about a set of crockery given as a gift you will know that I created this little gift bag for transportation of said gift. I picked up the little bag at an event recently … Continue reading

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