Category Archives: Sewing

Sew Happy!

I am so excited by my recent purchase, a new (to me) sewing machine.  I purchased my Brother Innovis QC1000 (sounds like some sort of broom stick, wonder if it knows the directions to Hogwarts?) machine on ebay.  I had … Continue reading

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Spreading the Fabric Love

I love to spread the message about good customer service and/or businesses.  I have to give a big thank you to Duckcloth.  I ordered some fabric yesterday afternoon and it was in my mailbox this morning.  Talk about efficient.  How … Continue reading

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Last Minute Gifting

So it seems I bit off more than I can chew this week (what’s new) and found myself with a gift to make the day of a birthday party.  It was my Godson’s birthday this week and we spent today … Continue reading

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Oliver + S Backpack

I have made my first project from the New Oliver + S, Little Things to Sew book.  I made the backpack for my horse crazy girl, Scarlett.  She has been desperate for a new bag and I didn’t want to … Continue reading

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A Jumper Renewed

Tenneille had a favourite owl jumper that we recently gave to a little girl who had been left behind at a playground.  After everyone waited for 2 hours to see if anyone would return to get the girl the police … Continue reading

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A Little Sneak Peak

Tenneille’s bedroom is in the throws of being renovated.  The girls have been sharing a room, but we have decided they could do with their own room and help spread the mess have space to play.  The floating floor is … Continue reading

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Meet My First Steiner/Waldorf Doll

I have finally finished my first Steiner/Waldorf doll.  I recently participated in a doll making course which ran for 6 weeks.  Of course, I didn’t get to finish it before the class ended as I missed one of the classes … Continue reading

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A Quilt For My Girl

I wanted to make something very special for Scarlett for her 8th birthday.  I ordered fabric and a pattern back in January so I would give myself enough time to make her a birthday quilt (Tenneille is still waiting for … Continue reading

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Yarn Along

Joining in with Ginny at Small Things yarn along this week. I have finally finished piecing and sewing together the blessingway baby blanket.  It has come together quite well considering all the different sized pieces people had contributed.  I had to … Continue reading

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Piece of Resistance

Well that’s how I like to think of what I created for Tenneille for her birthday.  I made her a gorgeous smocked nightie.  I figured it was worthy of it’s own post.  I spent hours making it.  It’s the kind … Continue reading

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