Category Archives: fabric

Summer Sewing

The temperature here over the last few weeks has been HOT and extremely humid. It’s not knitting weather. While that’s certainly a shame, I have plenty of other things to be getting on with! Sewing is something that I am … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar

Just before Christmas last year I decided that Molly would enjoy an advent calendar. When my sister and I were little we had one made of fabric with little pockets that were embroidered with numbers for the months. There was … Continue reading

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Quick vs Quality

Sewing my Supersized-Scrap-Quilt is teaching me things that should have been obvious (and probably are obvious to you). The main lesson being that just because something is comparatively quick when you are used to slower crafts like knitting, doesn’t mean … Continue reading

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A New Quilt from Old Things.

Since I started sewing I have accumulated a fair amount of fabric. Most of the time I buy fabric with a purpose in mind, but there are also the random visits to charity shops that end in purchases of odd … Continue reading

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A Catch Up

The Auckland Art and Craft Fair was its usual overwhelmingly busy self, with hundreds of beautiful stalls and talented people selling their wares. Here are some photos from the day, before it got too busy to see across the room! … Continue reading

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Rabbit Wrangling

This project has been frustrating from the get-go and putting in writing that I would have it finished by Christmas put me under a huge amount of self-inflicted stress! You know what’s motivating though? Having a creepy headless rabbit sitting … Continue reading

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Almost Two

I borrowed a sewing machine over the weekend to make the little bits and pieces to finish Molly’s birthday present. I made some very simple bits of bedding for the retro wee pram we bought her, and I caved a … Continue reading

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