Elna Lotus, glamping, Simplicity 6945

Z is for Zebra

The last in my alphabet series, thank goodness! This post is so named because of the zebra patterned fabric – lucky huh? I was hoping to make this my last post of 2013, but it wasn’t to be. I made this top whilst camping at Margaret River. We hadn’t planned on going camping but my […]

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Antique sewing and knitting machines, Elna Lotus, GCC, glamping, Singer Featherweight, vintage

Vintage v antique style

I was reading the local paper yesterday and they had a “Guide to the good stuff” which included an antique style Singer 160 for sale in Spotlight. You can see a photo of it here, although I note that the website states that it is no longer available! Whatever. I thought it might be time […]

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Antique sewing and knitting machines, Elna Lotus, vintage

New toy or another fad?

A while back Mark and I were pounding the pavements and thinking longingly of camping/glamping. I made some comment about taking some sewing along and he (very rashly!) suggested I buy a lightweight sewing machine that we can pack alongside all his fancy cooking gadgets. I’m sure he could have bitten his tongue out because, […]

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