Sewing

SEW Hip! Rustic Throw….the prequel

The SEW Hip! Rustic Throw (issue 3) is my next 2010 Sew Hip! Challenge. I am looking forward to this project. It has a 'beginners' difficult rating which means it should be quick and easy. No hexagons, no stuffing, no tiny feet, no quilting….this is going to be a lovely walk in the park. All […] Read more…

SEW Hip! Strips & Bricks….the prequel

With only 2 weeks to go before the start of my next 2010 SEW Hip! challenge (the Strips & Bricks quilt) I have been busy preparing the way. I have read the instructions (all good), I have studied the photos (very nice) and I have a back-up plan (just in case). I have even been […] Read more…

Material Obsession: The Avalon Quilt….

  I recently mentioned in Seasonal Anomalies – Crochet, Quilting & Dead Furry Things that I would attempt to make the Material Obsession Avalon Quilt by Kathy Doughty & Sarah Fielke. It has been attempted and I now have a gorgeous home-made Avalon Quilt. It's amazing what you can achieve in one weekend especially when […] Read more…

Moda Fabrics Fabric Matcher …..

  Techie gadgets have never held any real appeal for me and the 'techie gadget chat' even less so. I don't know what the latest Iphone is about and probably never will. It's not that I am a techno phobe, I am just very selective with my knowledge base. Today I discovered something of techie […] Read more…

Bend-The-Rules Sewing by Amy Karol

  Bend-The-Rules Sewing by Amy Karol Blog: Angry Chicken   Straight off the bat I have to say I love this book, and it’s one of my favourites. I bought it last year along with other popular sewing books but it was this one that truly stood out and inspired me to have a go. […] Read more…

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