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

Lady Aimee top

Whilst I’ve been coverstitching my clothes for some time, my newfound love of the reverse coverstitch knows no bounds. It has led me down a bit of a rabbit hole as I explore sewing patterns with style lines that lend themselves to coverstitching. I noticed on Instagram that Meggipeg has also been experimenting with coverstitching, so […]

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Sewing, Stashbusting, Travel, vintage pledge

Challenges Ca’ching

I’m currently engaged in a number of challenges, so trying to double/triple dip as much as possible. I’m doing the Sew a Seasonal Wardrobe (SSW1) with the Sewalongs and sewing contests Facebook group, I’m still trying to scrapbust, I’m doing the vintage challenge, and March is knits month in my Stashbusting Sewalong Facebook group – […]

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Sewing, Stashbusting

More scrapbusting

As I mentioned before, February has been a scrap busting month in my Facebook Stashbusting group, and I’ve managed to do quite a bit. After making the triangular pillow for my bed in the Airstream, I had a few scraps of grey and flax linen left, so cut them into strips, joined them and ironed them […]

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Sewing, Travel

Triangular neck pillows

Still on my scrap busting theme I’ve made these triangular neck pillows all from scraps. I’m beginning to refer to them as my four little pigs for some reason. I have noticed with interest lots of people, on the various Facebook pages I follow, making these. First up the pattern: You can find the pattern […]

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Sewing, Travel

Scrapbusting tops

February is scrap busting month in my Stashbusting Facebook group, and it is a theme that I have embraced with some gusto, given that I am positively drowning in scraps! I have made two tops entirely from scraps lying around carefully put away, and I used the same self drafted pattern for both of them. […]

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