Monthly Archives: February 2012

Bad sewing and fab fabric

I’m human and cannot cannot resist the wonderful temptation that a good fabric sale brings.  So, when The Curious Kiwi noted that a Wellington store was selling yardage for a song I went the very next day and bought a … Continue reading

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Slow sewing, tailors tacks and such

Slow sewing.  Do you do it?  Or do you zoom through projects with the finished product firmly in your sights? I certainly tend to the latter but over the last year or so I have started to slow it right … Continue reading

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New Zealand Merino

If you have ever found a fabric that makes you smile every time, you’ll understand my love for merino.  I can’t get enough of the stuff.  Its lovely to wear, to sew, to snuggle in and in New Zealand we … Continue reading

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Things a tickin’ along

I haven’t done much actual sewing in the last couple of weeks other than this little top for my girls.  Shirring is pretty but boy does it take ages to secure all those ends so thank GOD for zig zag … Continue reading

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