Monthly Archives: July 2018

Cover Stitch Happiness Continues

I’ve been playing with my new cover stitch machine doing decorative top stitching, something that was impossible with the old machine. This was my first try and yes the tension is too loose but every line of stitching was fault … Continue reading

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A Waterfall for Mermaids

BB performed in her drama club’s Peter Pan play a couple of weeks ago (a wonderfully fun and exhausting experience as always) and rather than working back stage, I offered sewing services instead. Peter Pan’s mermaids needed more splash and … Continue reading

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A Wonderful New Tool

I have a new cover stitch machine and am very very happy with it. My old cover stitch machine (a Bernette 009DCC) has been difficult more often than not, at times leading me to believe I had figured out how … Continue reading

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Winter layers for the kids

BB’s best friend Miss I is a pearl, one of three in a lovely family.  Her mum chose merino colours for all three – Miss I has the blue and teal on the right, pink and pink for Miss A … Continue reading

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