Author Archives: carol

About carol

I love sewing.....it's as simple as that!

Finally a Coco

Before the lovely summer clothes season begins I just want to sneak in a winter make. I joined the rest of the world when Tilly’s Coco pattern came out and quickly purchased it.  How long ago was that now?? This … Continue reading

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It’s curtains…

Many, many moons ago I worked for Wooltons in Birmingham city centre. Although long gone now they used to sell curtains and I worked in the factory sewing them. Over the years I’ve made so many curtains for me, my … Continue reading

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Easter Bunnies

A bit of an Easter change, me and Tracy made bunnies!   We saw the pattern in one of the magazines (can’t remember which) from last year. I had the fabric left over from a quilt I’ve been making – … Continue reading

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Bowie

My friend’s little boy has been doing a topic on David Bowie this term at school. For the finale they are dressing up and putting on a show for family members to come along to watch. “Help!” she said. I … Continue reading

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Cable stitch owls

 I spotted a jumper when ‘surfing the web’ a while back. It had a row of owls around the top and I immediately thought of my Tash as she likes owls (also flamingoes, elephants, sloths, huskies, butterflies……..) A bit more … Continue reading

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Giant Squid

A friend of a friend of a friend etc… wanted a giant squid for his sea life loving daughter’s birthday. The task came to my door and as I love to make things I’ve never done before I said yes! … Continue reading

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A velveteen Moss skirt

Tracy has just finished making herself a lovely winter skirt using the Moss skirt pattern.  View A The fabric is from our favourite haberdashery – Guthrie & Ghani. Spandex velveteen isn’t the easiest of fabrics to sew with.   Tracy … Continue reading

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