Do you have days like this?

Yesterday I had a day where I achieved very little although I had set out to achieve much more. Perhaps this next photo would give you a clue as to what my issue was. I had set out to do some stretch fabric sewing and the overlocker is a vital piece of equipment when doing…

Harris tweed bag

When we were in Scotland on our last holiday there before COVID I bought a piece of Harris tweed.  I had no idea what I was going to make from it but my elder daughter made a beautiful bag from the piece of tweed I had given her so I thought I would do the…

Tumbling Blocks have landed.

I have finally finished a quilt that I started a few years ago.  I have posted previously about this particular quilt and you can check it out here and here. I spent a wet weather day recently hand sewing the binding to finish off the quilt.  I decided to make the binding out of scraps…

Tumbling blocks

I have been doing some sewing recently trying to finish off some works that have sat idly by for a few years.  I started this quilt quite some time ago, 2013 to be exact, with the intention of using up some of the mountain of scrap fabric that I have in my sewing room.  There…

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…

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…