Tag Archives: sewing

Cushion Love …

After catching the quilting bug a very good friend gave me some totally gorgeous fabric., to feed my habit. I recently had a day off work and after the initial plans for the day went awry I decided to use … Continue reading

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Crocheting flowers….

I haven’t long been crocheting but now I’ve learned I really love it. The fact that it is so portable means I can crochet on the bus or train travelling to work, actually . I started making these little flowers … Continue reading

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Patchwork…

I love making cushion covers and have done quite a few over the years, this one was inspired by my friend giving me some totally gorgeous material. I decided to make a cover for a 50th birthday gift.  A very … Continue reading

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Sewing class….

I recently spent a few days with a great friend and one day was, as last time, a day sewing with a  Busy Bee.  Perfect day! I decided on making a cover for my sewing machine and went armed with … Continue reading

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Embroidery….

Have you ever tried embroidery? It’s such a lovely hobby. I’ve done it for years on and off and I’m really pleased that my daughter has taken to it recently. I was rummaging around in my cupboard the other day … Continue reading

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Another baby arrives….

Be careful what you do for a first baby, you may have to do the same for the second, third etc., Luckily for me, I love making bunting. A friend has recently had a second baby boy and so here … Continue reading

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New Year….

A new year and I am definately going to continue with my self-imposed ‘blog a week’ regime, hope you’ll join me. Life has it’s ups and downs and I have found that a steady stream of arts and crafts really … Continue reading

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