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Archive | November, 2012

a very impromptu post

Friday night entertainment What am I doing this Friday night?? Well, I’m creating a spreadsheet that works out a cost for each project….”yawn!” Can you tell that my hearts not in it, (notice the glass of wine and the fact that I’m writing a blog post)? There is a Mad Men DVD downstairs that is […]

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A book review: modern designs for classic quilts

As a quilting beginner I’m finding that I am spending more and more time perusing quilting blogs, “Ooooing” and “Ahhhing” at the loveliness and talent of so many people and basically feeling inspired, my blog reading list is almost out of control. I have also found that my taste is definitely more ‘Modern Quilting’ than ‘Traditional’, so when I was offered the […]

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I think a catch-up is well overdue

Wow, another week has passed by in what seems like a blink of an eye. I’ve a few ‘finishes’ to share with you. Froggy PJ’s  applique detail Why did finishing these take me so long? All I had to do was appliqué the “W” onto the (shop bought) t-shirt, and “Voila!” an instant pair of PJ’s, here’s the original […]

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Where has the week gone??

I really feel like I’ve been neglecting my blog life, no posts published (it’s been over a week!), still loads of blogs to catch up on including the Small Blog Meet ones – Sorry! One thing I didn’t give much thought to when I started blogging was how the dreary weather here in Northern England would effect my photo taking. The ‘light’ has […]

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Amy Butler Cameo Sew-a-long Update

A few weeks ago I posted here that I was making myself a pair of PJ pants by joining in with Amy Butler’s Cameo Sew-A-Long. The rules are simple. Make anything you want as long as you use fabric from the current Cameo collection. Take photos as you go, post them to the sew-a-long Flickr group and write a blog post (see […]

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Off List Sewing

When realisation struck me right between the eyes yesterday that it’s a very special little girls birthday next week, ‘work’ sewing instantly took a back seat.  This… planning chaos turned into this….. “ahh”, and breathe and another picture just because I love the lining. lovely turquoise lining Now all I have to do is get […]

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