Category Archives: sewing

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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Reversible apron

Just in time for all the Christmas cooking – Lyndon’s apron was ready! Lyndon had put in a request for a reversible apron. Tracy found the fabric on a fab day out for the 2 of us at the latest … Continue reading

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paint a little happiness

I had a lovely afternoon out with Tracy recently. We went along to our local coffee shop called Cafe Craft which has various crafts on offer – my favourite being the pottery. Of cause there was a sewing theme..!! That’s … Continue reading

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Geek shirts!

I love sewing for myself, friends, my home, work – anything sewing related is fine with me but my absolute favourite thing is making clothes for my children. I get a real sense of achievement and pride. I made a … Continue reading

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cardigan knitting

Last year at the ‘sewing for pleasure’ exhibition I bought a kit to knit a cardigan.  I chose the colour and it contained the correct amount of wool needed, the pattern and a wooden button – even though I couldn’t … Continue reading

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Winter skirts

With the weather warming up – a little!  It’ll soon be time to pack away some of our winter makes.  Skirts… Tracy picked this fabric up at the Rag Market and used a pattern from one of the sewing mags. … Continue reading

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Sewing for pleasure 2016

Yay, it was that time of the year again.  Me and Tracy love our sewing exhibitions at the NEC..it’s local to us and a great day out. We went to Yarnia…I’ve usually got some knitting on the go but goodness … Continue reading

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