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- The Secret Life of the Sewing Machine May 17, 2021
- Kansas Troubles May 10, 2021
- My map quilt May 6, 2021
- My chess board project Apr 29, 2021
- The National Garment Cutter Book of Diagrams: fabulous patterns from 1888 Apr 23, 2021
Instagram feedWonky log cabin cushion in rainbow colours.More of my block of the month quilt with Liberty fabrics that I've been doing this year.More of my block of the month quilt with Liberty fabrics that I've been doing this year.More of my block of the month quilt with Liberty fabrics that I've been doing this year.The back of my rainbow log cabin cushion.Pugin the peacock fire screen.My passion flowers are still going strong.More of my block of the month quilt with Liberty fabrics that I've been doing this year.More of my block of the month quilt with Liberty fabrics that I've been doing this year.A while ago, I heard on @BBCGQT that you can grow supermarket ginger root. For ages, nothing happened, but now I have this. I investigated the other pot, but found that the root had gone mouldy.
Category Archives: Equipment
If you want to understand how a sewing machine works, this video is really good.
I haven’t done one of these for a while. Today’s link takes you to a collection of old sewing machines. Hours of fun to be had…
I found an old sewing box in a second hand shop a while ago. It was a bit battered, and in need of some tlc. The fabric covered top seemed the obvious place to put pins, but it was very … Continue reading
As you may have noticed, I like the bits and bobs associated with sewing. Especially if they make things easier to find, or nicer to use. This looks like a nice design for a needle holder that is just a … Continue reading
Do you ever look at your collection of sewing machine feet and wonder which one you need for the current job? This post will help.
I’m sure we’ve all heard horror stories about various methods of marking fabric. The ones where the mark should have come off and didn’t, and the ones where the mark came off too soon. My worst experience was when I … Continue reading
A while ago, I saw a display on a stall selling kits to make scissor pouches and “keepers” for embroidery scissors. You know, the sort that is permanently fixed to the handle of the scissors, so it is always handy. … Continue reading
About a year ago, I made a doll who sits by the sewing machine and holds bits and bobs. I’ve been really pleased. She is a good worker. But there is a problem. Gradually, all the pins are moving into … Continue reading
When I am out and about and I see a useful leaf, it is handy to just pop it into my bag, or a pocket. Then, of course, it gets damaged as it gets muddled with other things, or I … Continue reading