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Christine Down
Worked at Bag and Purse maker, Sewing Instructor, bag and purse making supplies shop
Lives in Kent, UK
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I've just put up a new post on my blog.  Why not check it out?
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Please vote for this adorable costume I made.  Here my grandson is modelling it!  Thanks x.
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Try this FREE tutorial and pattern.
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http://sewchristine.org/giveaway-gorgeous-handbag/
Just leave a comment to win the bag!
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Great handbag must have
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Giveaway on my blog for crafters, sewing and bag making enthusiasts.
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Charm Quilt finished - QUILTING - This quilt started as a charm pack.  I then added borders of either print or cream cotton to the charms.  Then I added a border of floral pr
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Nice work, like it a lot.
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Please vote for this costume made for my grandson.  Follow the photo link. Thanks x
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  Remember when I said I was going to try a pictures only tutorial?  Well I’ve now done it.  I’ve put it in this post as a PDF download.  There are two documents, one is the tutorial and the other is the pattern.  This is the first one of these I’ve done and I would …
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Looks good will download and print pattern when i am on my computer and hopefully make one but won't be for a while too much going on at present 
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10% off everything!  Use this code at checkout:  10off   http://sewchristine.org   (Sewing and bag making supplies)
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Giveaway on my blog.  A pattern and tutorial plus all the kit to make an accordion wallet.  Pop over and leave a comment.
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3 metres is quite a lot abd it won't use it all for my suggestion, but give a large weekender a try.  I assume as it's IKEA that the fabric is probably curtain weight.  ideal!
I have been given about 3m of this Ikea fabric. Now need some inspiration about what to do with it. What can you suggest?
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Giveaway on my blog.  An Advent Calendar panel from Makower.  Cut out and sew these little pockets onto your panel for an eternal advent calendar.  Winner chosen on 10th November.  Leave a comment on my blog. http://sewchristine.org/double-giveaway/
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  • Criminal Justice - now retired
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I make beautiful bags and purses and do other sewing.  I blog, tweet and facebook - mostly about sewing.  I also have an online shop fo bag making supplies: www.sewchristine.org
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Charm Quilt finished - QUILTING
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Charm Quilt finished - QUILTING - This quilt started as a charm pack. I then added borders of either print or cream cotton to the charms. Th

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SEWCHRISTINE
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You'll know by my last blog that I'm having trouble with Windows 8. This has forced me to look elsewhere for my posts as Blogger doesn't rea

SEWCHRISTINE: Giveaway winner and New Bags
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Thank you so much to everyone who entered my giveaway. It was lovely to read your comments. I put you all through the random number generato

Easter 6: 5 May John 14:23-29
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First Thoughts on Year C Gospel Passages from the Lectionary. Easter 6. William Loader. Easter 6: 5 May John 14:23-29. Last words are import

Archbishop of Canterbury to quit
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The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, announces he is to stand down in December and will take up a post at Cambridge University.

Flossie Teacakes: The 'What I Wish I'd Known' skirt
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Last week I started work on this skirt by McCalls (pattern number: M6439) after happening upon it by chance and deciding that I needed one i

BBC Two orders another series of Rev - News - British Comedy Guide
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BBC Two has reportedly commissioned a second series of Rev, the church-based sitcom starring Tom Hollander.

SEWCHRISTINE: Workshops and the Sewing Shop
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My local sewing shop is The Sewing Shop in Canterbury. It's a lovely shop with gorgeous fabric, plenty of sewing tools and haby, pretty trim

SEWCHRISTINE: Sewing room
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Who wouldn't love their own room to set up as sewing room? When I moved house last year I moved into a room that is a good size but sadl

SEWCHRISTINE: Advent Calendar Giveaway
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Sorry there's been a slight delay in posting. I was away last week in Provence. I had a lovely time with warm balmy weather. We drove taking

SEWCHRISTINE: Handmade dress and bags
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The weather in my neck of the woods is warm and sunny at present and that's not always a given in summer. We are eating our own courgettes

SEWCHRISTINE: On things doggy...
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I guess it's no secret that I am a dog lover. I've always had at least one dog as a pet and although these have been different breeds, they

SEWCHRISTINE: Late winner and holiday snaps
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My husband wasn't as surprised saying that if there was a fabric shop to be found I'd find it! He's right of course. We went to St. Helens t

SEWCHRISTINE: Jimmy Jams and giveaway
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This week has been the Queen's diamond jubilee here in the UK. The flotilla on the Thames was remarkable but I felt sorry for the Queen havi

SEWCHRISTINE: Sewing Magazines and Nel's New Fabric
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Sadly All Craft Media which includes Sew Hip Magazine has gone into receivership. You can read about it here and here; and if you are owed m

House of Marmalade: Fabric giveaway WINNER
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The Random Number Generator, generated the following: This turns out to be Ginny who picked this lovely fabric: Esteval. Please get in touch

Wow Twiglet is 7 !!!!
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After drooling over many blogs for months now I've decided to finally take the plunge, so here is my new dawn. Hence the beautiful sunri

SEWCHRISTINE: Super giveaway and sewing news
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In this post I thought I'd giveaway some lovely prizes as well as some sewing tips. First I'm giveaway a £10.00 voucher to spend in

This company is very easy to use and reliable. I have used them for a number of years to send gifts to friends and family in Australia. The recipients are always pleased with their gifts and they arrive on tie and well packed. There is an en excellent selection to choose from and the website is very easy to navigate.
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