Category Archives: sewing machine

Spring Blue

I have made this New Look 6976 peasant blouse before and wanted a non-white, non-black floaty crinkly cotton for another one.  I love blue so this is perfect. The pattern is very straight forward and has plenty of room so … 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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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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Orange

The Orange is finished, teamed up with a little more Purple and a smattering of light Pink.  Orange is a colour I am pretty sure I have never worn before.  How can this be? The pattern is McCalls 5856, size … 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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