Sewing, Stashbusting, Tutorial

Scrappy Christmas tree

I am a co-host for the Stashbusting Sewalong Facebook group in October, along with Sonja from http://www.sewingalacarte.nl and the theme for this month is Christmas gifts and decorations. Sonja is hosting the giftmaking and I am running a tutorial on how to make a Christmas tree and perhaps a door wreath. If you are of a disposition […]

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Sewing, Tutorial

Coverstitching a corner: tutorial

Some weeks ago I was asked if I would do a tutorial on how to coverstitch a corner after blogging the top in the feature photo. Of course I said yes and then got distracted. However, it’s played on my mind, so here is a rather basic tutorial on how to turn a corner using a […]

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Sewing, Tutorial

Sneaky shrug tutorial

This is a tutorial to make the shrug below which I blogged here. It’s called a “sneaky shrug” because I got the idea and (ahem) dimensions from one I tried on in a shop, and which cost, I should mention, $600! Mine is slightly different because the RTW shrug didn’t have those extra flaps at the […]

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