Category Archives: fabric

Bees

  Do you like the bees?  They were all over the flowers on a beautiful stand of flax bushes outside some local shops and I just had to take a picture.  Besides, the bees are much more interesting than the … Continue reading

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Pajamas for Him

There is something about a good pair of pajamas, don’t you think?  It’s all about the fit, the fabric, how the seams are finished. Do you like your PJs fancy or plain?  Loose or snug?  Long or short?  Perhaps you … Continue reading

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Winter hiatus

As I type, Spring’s October winds are blasting the garden making the house creak and the startling the kids.  It is blowing cobwebs away.  Finally. For many reasons, autumn and winter required my focus elsewhere so very little stitching was … Continue reading

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Roses and White Linen

Last week I whizzed up a few pairs of leggings for the kids.  They were very plain and very practical and by the third pair I was bored.  So, as the sewing machine was back I thought I’d try a … Continue reading

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Ooops

I broke it.  My sewing machine.  Only a little, but broken it is nonetheless. So this morning into the shop it went for a week’s stay.  Oh poo. Now, I do have a rather lonely overlocker and so on the … Continue reading

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