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…

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…

Pinnies, aprons, smocks or pinafores (Some added information)

(This is the 2013 post with the new information added.) I mentioned in a previous post that I thought I was going to do some sewing, well I did. I have made three “retro” aprons. I thoroughly enjoyed making them, I even made the bias tape to go around two of the aprons. Front view…

The last of the Marimekko

Way back in 2016 I bought a metre of Marimekko fabric.  I wrote about it here. I had used up almost all of the fabric but there was still a little scrap left.  I have been making  some more masks for me and my husband and I thought I might have enough of the marimekko…

Some sewing for a change

One of my bike riding friends has discovered the joy of knitting and has embraced the craft wholeheartedly.  She has been completing items so quickly she has become an expert in a short time.  She is quickly accumulating a collection of knitting needles so I thought it would be a good idea to make her…