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Hands On – Tyke and Co

Tyke and Co is the brand created by Amy Partridge (great name). Amy is a young graduate of fashion design and she is putting her skills to good use creating hand-sewn leather and fabric items. These include baby wear, and … Continue reading

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King-Size Stash Quilt

Recently I took a deep breath and laid out all the blocks for my enormous stash-quilt. It covered most of my living room floor and I felt a bit overwhelmed at the thought of getting any further with it. Once … Continue reading

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Holiday Crafting

Over the last school holidays Molly and I did a lot of crafting together. Here is a picture-post of the things we got done! (She is becoming surprisingly helpful.) Re-covered an old lampshade. This has been waiting to be done … Continue reading

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Waste Not

I don’t like waste. I do like crafting. These two things came together for this little summer project. Every few months I do a clear out of the house, getting rid of things that don’t fit or are worn out and … 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 Quiet and Comfortable Craft Night

Only one of my friends was able to make it to the last craft evening, but as luck would have she it she is one of those lovely friends who arrives with a smile, a bottle of wine, and a … Continue reading

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