And the Gadget Giveaway winners are…

Today I printed out all 86 names and folded them up into a pile: Then my 12 year old picked out five – this important decision took quite a while! Do you recognise any of these? So the five winners of Hollie’s Seam Allowance Guide are… Fran! Jodie! lakaribane! Samina! and Tanit-Isis! Congratulations all – I’ll […]

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Gadget Giveaway!

I’m sold!  Hollie sent me one of her Seam Allowance Guides to review, and for someone who operates on minimal equipment and has very few sewing gadgets to their name, I have to say I love this clever little tool! For those of us who trace Burda patterns or any other pattern system that omits […]

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The Ready-To-Wear Tailoring Sewalong

Wow!  I was blown away by the response to a proposed ready-to-wear tailoring sewalong – at almost 50 confirmed participants and lots of “maybe’s”, I think we have enough of us to make it official! Every sewalong needs a badge, right?  So here’s a pretty picture to copy and paste into your blog sidebar, and […]

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~thanks Karin!~

Surprise! Karin from the lovely sewing blog Ancien-Nouveau has awarded me a Beautiful Blogger award!  Thanks so much Karin – I really enjoy reading your blog too!  And readers, if you haven’t come across Ancien-Nouveau in blogland yet, you really must check it out – Karin makes lots of lovely and inspirational things!  Now there are a […]

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~who needs an excuse anyway~

Mmm… a Global Fabrics bag, this looks interesting… I wonder if I can squeeze in here… Oooh yes!  There’s even room to turn around… Man this is g-r-o-o-v-y!… shake ~ shake ~ shake ~ scratch ~ chew ~ rip! …several minutes and out-of-focus photos later: Purr, purr…there’s a few holes in this bag now,  I do hope she doesn’t […]

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