Shirring and smocking

It’s time for Sew Japanese in January over on Instagram, so I had a bit of a fossick in my many Japanese sewing books. I really wanted to use the cotton lawn that I recently dyed, using coreopsis flowers, assorted windfall flora and a lac dip. I used the new pot and gas burner that […]

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family sewig, Sewing

Some Christmas makes, Part 1

I’ve had a lovely few weeks making things for Christmas, with Mark and my granddaughter being the recipients. First up was a little pair of overalls. The pattern is Kwik Sew 3035 and the fabric is from Spotlight. I thought it would be a nice Easter outfit. There is a little pocket at the front […]

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