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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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Singapore fabric shopping – Arab St

While we were in Singapore I took lots of photographs and notes and decided that I would eventually blog about it all. I am getting to it almost 8 months later! My husband left to go to his conference and … Continue reading

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Sunday Sevens 10 – April 2017

A big week for me and I find myself a bit tired on Sunday evening. Monday – I cut out some trousers and started to stitch them up. These are over-exposed because they are black.   Tuesday – was the … Continue reading

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Sunday Sevens 9 – March 2017

I had a birthday during this week. My delightful husband gave me a rather large gift card to Myers (local department store). I had a lot of fun shopping for me.   My first purchase was some black shoes for … Continue reading

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Sunday Sevens 8 – March 2017

Tuesday – discovered my favourite garage sale is on again! Virgin and Jetstar hold any left behind stuff for six months. If it is not claimed they give it to Kids Under Cover, who raise money by selling it. Best … Continue reading

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