Masks made a while ago

These masks were made for our family in Melbourne, just before the children were due to return to school and mask wearing was compulsory. The masks can be fitted and the ties knotted and excess cut off before hiding the knot in the casing. Not sure how long masks will be compulsory indoors. All made…

Cuff work

My husband has a favourite jacket that he uses frequently and it is showing signs of wear and tear, particularly on the cuffs.  The rest of the jacket is still in reasonable condition so I thought I would have a go at repairing the cuffs. I had some knit fabric from something I had made…

Some finishing off.

I have finally got around to doing some finishing off of some sewing I did a couple of years ago. These two pieces have been languishing in my basket in the sewing room and have now been completed. A couple of pot holders. All that was required was a little bit of hand sewing but…

More luck this time

The second piece of fabric I had bought at the Easter sale ended up with a better result. Again I used a pattern I already had but this time the pattern was the correct size. I was making the top but in one fabric so the shaping doesn’t show up. I will need to make…

Sewing failure

I wanted to do some sewing as it had been a while since I had done any and was not happy with the result of the sewing I did with the 6 metres of stash fabric. I purchased three lots of fabric each cost $7.50 in the Easter sale so it would be no drama…

Why do I have 6 metres of this fabric? I have no idea.

I am trying to use up the fabric I have in my stash and this particular fabric is in considerable quantity but I don’t know why I bought it.  Perhaps it was for the back of a quilt but I don’t have a quilt that needs backing. Anyway I decided to make something with it…