Monthly Archives: November 2010

Count Down to Christmas

The count down is on. I have given myself a challenge. Make a decoration (or three) a day. Preferably with the enthusiastic help of little hands. I started a day early making a few decorations for a swap. These were a … Continue reading

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Done and Dusted

Swap box sorted and sent.  I have been taking part in a hand crafted swap box with some friends.  I love making items to gift away. There is a sense of completeness about gifting a hand made item that you just don’t … Continue reading

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Clearing the Decks

Today I sat down to finish off a few unfinished  articles that have been sitting here for a week or two. Well, actually…some of them were finished but since then I had perfected the pattern I decided to change them into … Continue reading

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Summer is Here

and top of my to do list that I got started on last week was sun hats. Tip One: Even if you have a pattern do not assume that it will fit once sewn up. Best to make a ‘trial hat’ before … Continue reading

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Machine with a View

In desperation to get caught up with the sewing I headed bush for 4 days to a one room shack with very basic facilities. No computer access..a cell phone I barely know how to use and Caj and Miss Finn … Continue reading

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In Desperation

Last week I had a long overdue ‘to do ‘ list. Mostly items related to sewing … to over due swaps that just weren’t coming together. I really did have everything organised and on time to get sent out … … Continue reading

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