dyeing, glamping, Repurposed, Sewing

Gyo top and City Gym Shorts

I have been on an unexpected extended stay at our holiday place and found myself with not enough activities. Luckily I had a lovely white sheet donated by my friend Suzanne, and copies of the Merchant and Mills Gyo top and the Purl Soho City Gym shorts, so I knew exactly what I needed to […]

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crafting, glamping, Sewing, Stashbusting

Bush bounty

Whilst I’ve been glamping I haven’t been idle, and I thought I would share my sewing environment and some of my activities. I have been sewing in a flyproof dome tent. This has the advantage of being shady, allows the breeze to waft through and it keeps the insects away. The towel on the floor was for Heidi to […]

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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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GCC, glamping, Sewing

Weekend and other stuff.

So… I was checking my messages on the blog and found one from “girlycamping”. When I had a look at her blog I see that last weekend was “International Glamping Weekend” – who knew?? How trendy are we? See For the Girly Girls…., and I love the image of glamping for girls! There is an official […]

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cooking, family sewing, GCC, glamping, Knitting, Me-Made-May '13, Photography

a-glamping we will go…

…sung to the tune of “a hunting we will go”.  Believe it or not, none of us could remember the word “hunting”, we just had glamping in our heads. Took a while to remember it. We drove down to Margaret River last night, once Mark got home from work. Mark set up the trailer whilst […]

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