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Archive | October, 2012

Bye Bye October

Deciding how much of your personal life to share on your blog is always a difficult decision. If your blog is all about your family life, then great, record every single detail. But if the blog is predominately about something else – lets say for example…sewing – then its all about creating a balance and judging what is appropriate for our happy blogosphere. With […]

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Tickled Pink…

I had such a lovely surprise on Friday morning. My great bloggy friend Angela from Heart of Charnwood emailed “have you seen Lily’s quilts, Friday Flickr faves, i think you’ll like it!!!! : )” No I hadn’t, but like it I did!!!  Lynne from Lily’s Quilts had chosen my quilt picture as one of her “Friday Flickr Faves”  […]

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It’s all about colour…

..I’m not sure if I love my quilt, I love it one minute, the next I don’t then I do again.  all finished apart from the hand stitching OK, I thought it was about time I did a full post on my Medallion quilt, y’know, give you a bit of background information and all the […]

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Amy Butler’s Cameo Sew-A-Long

One of the non priority projects on my list are some new PJ’s for moi! And, Amy Butler is hosting a Sew-A-Long contest with her Cameo Collection. New PJ’s for me + Amy Butler Sew-A-Long = a project to cross off my list before Christmas! Win Win!! A couple of weeks ago I dug out the pattern and ordered […]

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Third time lucky

Yesterday I finished pencil case sample number 3, and now it has just the right amount of ‘squishyness’. Yay! number 3 Number 1, was the perfect size and shape I’d hoped for but just too squishy. What I didn’t mention before is that I’d used the same concoction of fabric and interfacing for this pencil […]

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Is it just me?

..or does anyone else do this sort of thing?I thought I’d share a couple of my little sewing routines, which could turn into a ‘Marmite’ moment. I reckon you’ll either laugh hysterically or say “I do that too!”, or both!I mentioned in my last post that I had gone on an interfacing hunt after the […]

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