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Carmel Morris
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Made for Me - May Houndstooth Skirt
Please excuse the grainy instagram picture, I am still playing mega-catchup on the blog. I picked up this houndstooth fabric from Darn Cheap Fabrics in Glen Huntley, early this year. It wasn't from the $2 table, it was about $$7/m. I used my self-drafted pa...

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Apple Underpants
Determined to use up every spare scrap of that delicious apple fabric from Amélie's Little Joey Dress , I made a couple of pairs of undies for Amélie, using the That Darn Kat underwear pattern. I normally would have matched the overlocking with the main f...

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Little Joey - Apples
Some time ago, Toni from Make It Perfect emailed me and asked if I would like to test her new pattern, Little Joey . The dress looked so cute, I said "YES," and immediately ordered fabric from Crafty Mamas to put it together with. Crafty Mamas is my go-to s...

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Holly Sea Princess
Kids' Clothes Week just ended and whilst I didn't do much in the way of sewing for my kids, I did get some knitting done. I spent at least an hour a day for the first four days of the week, and finally completed this Sea Princess cardigan for Amélie. The Se...

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Winter Flat Cap
When I made Maxx's coat, I had some leftover fabric, so I made him a matching flat-cap using Nikki's "You Sew, Girl! Flat-cap" pattern . I cannot believe it has been almost two years since I made his last flat-cap . This one is warmer for winter than the la...

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"Well, hellooooo there!"
said the giraffe, "Please do come in!" I've had this post sitting in my drafts for a year, and just now, I saw that my friend Rachel had posted her about the quilt a year on, and thought I should finally share this. Some friends and I secretly made our frie...

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Poor, Neglected Maxx
Maxx always seems to miss out. The truth is that men's clothes tend to require more time and more fabric in less exciting colours. The end result, though, is always worthwhile, and when I do make things for him, he really does appreciate it. If he wasn't in...

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Made for Me - April Top
I originally made New Look 6648, view A in January , this time I decided to make view B with the batwing sleeves which is more suitable for the cooler weather. This time the fabric was from the $2 rack at Darn Cheap Fabrics in Glen Huntly. I was lucky to ha...

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Around the World Bloghop
Hello! I haven't been in here for aaaa ges. My fellow blogger, and crafty associate, Amy Badskirt has kindly given me the kick up the bum I needed, and nominated me to participate in a little blog hopping fun. Basically, I answer a few questions about my cr...

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