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Bored with Black!

I recently made five different garments in black. I don’t really like black, it does nothing for me. It is a pain to sew because it is so dark and you can’t see anything. Happily mistakes are also hard to … Continue reading

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New blades

Miss 17 has a rather lovely pair of skating boots. I bought them from an incredibly skilled adult skater at the rink. Miss 17’s feet have been a stable size for several years. It makes sense to get decent boots. … Continue reading

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Sunday Sevens – June

Images from the last two weeks:   Miss 17 at the climbing place.             Trialing new pattern tracing paper. So far I like the white.       Sushi platters – for dinner before the … Continue reading

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Sunday sevens – end of May 2017

This time I managed to do this on a Sunday!   Miss 12 and Penny drinking together.             This little donkey looked a bit lost.   These fabrics arrived. Destined to be a tee-shirt and … Continue reading

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Sunday Sevens – May 2017

Another busy few weeks. I’ve started a new part-time job which has involved a lot of training. Things will settle in the next few weeks and I’ll be back to sewing again. I needed the calm inspiration that is found … Continue reading

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Coverstitch appreciation

  Last year my very clever husband bought me a new overlocker. A four thread Juki with air-threading.     I appreciate him so much! It was a leap of faith as while Juki has a long history in the¬†industrial … Continue reading

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Sunday Sevens 12 – May

So this is becoming a fortnightly round up, on a day other than Sunday. I’ve had some very busy and frantic weeks – catching up with family members for the first time in 25 years, wedding anniversary, some casual work, … Continue reading

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Yet more Barbs

I gained weight, then a bit more. The tops I’ve made are doing OK, and we now have a uniform shirt for work. My trousers were falling apart and not up to the challenge of my ever increasing girth. I … Continue reading

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Slinky new tshirt for the elder lass

The elder lass needed a new top. She wanted a crop tshirt, in slinky blue fabric that she chose from the stash. This is the best representation of the colour of any of the photos I took. The top layer … Continue reading

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Sunday Sevens 11 – April 2017

    We got a delivery from Amazon, that included this little treasure, the Amazon tap. It has a longer battery life and better sound quality than my previous bluetooth speaker. Terrific for my work       I saw … Continue reading

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