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*Creaks Opsn Door*
So, long time no sew! In 2016 we moved into our house, dealt with tens of unreliable contractors, and had a fair bit of illness in the family. Sewing took an understandable back seat. As of last month, the craft room has been ready to use, and yesterday my ...
*Creaks Opsn Door*
*Creaks Opsn Door*
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December Crafting
Hello! Last day of the month, must be recap time again. :) Still no house, but even better than the house - we got engaged on Christmas Eve! Best Christmas present ever. Most of the things I made in December were related to Christmas, and as it turned out, ...
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November Recap
So, here we are at the end of November. Blimey, that month went quickly! Still no house, but plenty of crafts going on. The
first thing I made this month was, unfortunately, the only thing that
involved the sewing machine. Ironically, considering I haven'...
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October Crafting Summary
We're in the very slow process of buying a house, so things are a bit chaotic, but it turned out that I did make a lot of things in October. For the time being it's easiest for me to summarise what I've made each month. So here is what I made last month: Th...
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Minature Pattern Drafting
Warning - Eccentricity contained within As I mentioned in the last post, at the end of last month I took a break from sewing my 'Delphine skirt' to attend a Steampunk Festival. This in itself involved a fair bit of creativity; I hand-sewed buttons and cog...
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Making a Delphine, part 1
My first piece of clothing is going to be a Delphine skirt, from Tilly Walnes' "Love At First Stitch" book. I'm making it out of this lovely green linen/cotton blend; and for anyone who has seen or heard of the musical Wicked, you should be able to see why ...
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Sewing Machine Cover - WIP
I've been working slowly on the sewing machine cover for the past few weekends, because I realised that I'll be looking at it so much that I'll want it to be right. So far, the plan seems to be working! The pattern matching along the top isn't perfect, but ...
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The Turn of the Singer part 2 - aka 'Name That Foot!'
I haven't made anything in a week or so because this week I have a crafting weekend planned with my best friend, so I'm saving projects up to work on then. There should be at least a few things for me to share next week, so watch this space. In the mean tim...
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Gardening Apron and Deliveries
This has been a great week. Firstly, lots of things arrived in the post (and I love getting orders delivered in the post): - My copy of 'Love At First Stitch', which poor Royal Mail have been trying to deliver to me for about a month and a half. I started r...
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The Start of the Big Clean
Did you ever do something you were really proud of, then learn something new and look back on it with new eyes? I was so pleased with my last post, and there's no way I'll be editing it. However, one thing has come to light that has made me look again at my...
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