Sometimes free just isn’t worth it. This was one of those days. I found this site which has a LOT of free patterns. But only illustrations of the garment and the barest of instructions on how to make it. But hey, it’s free. So I downloaded the wrap front blouse … Continue reading →
Did you know I had an alter-ego? There are little hints hidden around the site, which reveal more about my other ‘secret’ activities. The observant among you might have already noticed that I don’t just sew. I also run Summer ScentSations – making bath and body products. And if I … Continue reading →
I love a good giveaway and am delighted to have found some bloggers with which I can team up to offer my readers some great prizes between the hours at the sewing machine. And today I was fascinated by this offer – not just the ‘meaty’ prizes and the $50 … Continue reading →
At last – thank goodness. Someone to tell me what all those presser feet do and give a really detailed instruction on how, why and when to use them. I was lucky to buy a machine that came with a lot of accessories, but I confess, as a new sewer, … Continue reading →
Hi to all readers, and especially to those that follow this blog via RSS emails and may be reading this post in an email. The WordPress RSS email does not always send my posts correctly and the layout goes all wonky and the photos sometimes don’t display. So while the … Continue reading →
We Welcome you to the Maggie Bag and Sibu Omega 7 Chocolates Giveaway The Giveaway is Hosted By Oh! My Heartsie Thank you to My Co-Hosts For Helping Me To Sponsor | Giveaway Promote | Welcome to My Kitchen | Capris Coupons | GiaVanne’s Gems | | To … Continue reading →
Blogging isn’t just about me, (at least not all the time), it’s about community. The sewing community, the blogging community, a community of women, and more. And as a new blogger I have started to reach out to others in the blogging community to share experiences, ideas and opportunities. At the moment, I … Continue reading →
I enjoyed the last couple of skirts so much that my idea of elasticated waist skirts had changed – why not? So I fancied a combination of the elasticated waist from my paper bag skirts, and the a-line pattern I had drawn up for the unfinished skirt (still unfinished). … Continue reading →
I made bags – a LOT of bags! I never knew it could be so easy after struggling along following some of the tutorials I had found online. Suddenly once I found the right tutorial it was quick, easy and fun. Er em, here are a few of the bags … Continue reading →
I might be dragging behind everyone else, but I’ve just come across a new website with lots of free sewing patterns. Although the site isn’t actually new – it’s just ‘newly found’ by me. It’s even called Free Sewing. I must be a dunce to have missed this one. … Continue reading →
You can’t turn a street corner without seeing someone in leggings at the moment, and they are everywhere because: leggings are comfortable leggings are versatile they can be worn dressed up or down they can be modest under clothing or figure hugging on their own leggings are perfect for lounging … Continue reading →
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