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Supermarket Snobbery, a New Obsession with Sewing... and Vintage Bernina Love

This June I bought my first sewing machine. It was an impulse purchase at Lidl. For those of you who don’t live in Europe, Lidl is a German discount supermarket chain. 453 more words

Bernina 730 Record

Bobbin for Boxers

I’m not much of a seamstress. Except for an ill-fated attempt at a dress on my own and a bag with a twisted strap in Home Ec, I didn’t sew growing up. 542 more words


Little Girl's Dress from Daddy's Shirt

If you are on Pinterest I am sure you have seen this adorable up-cycle:

Now I have a very cute summer dress for my future little girl :) 266 more words

Crafty Things

Summer Babies

I was busy this past year making 3 four hour quilts (FHQs) for 3 very special summer babies. 

Today my friend’s daughter turns 1! I knew I just had to make her a quilt because this little girl happens to share my birthday! 285 more words


The BBQ Dress

I think you’ve seen glimpses of this dress loads of times already but I just haven’t gotten around to doing a proper post! 

You might recognise the pattern as Sewaholic’s Cambie. 477 more words

Completed Projects

A dress for a wedding (with a quick bound facing edge finish how-to)

First of all, the dress is for me to wear but the wedding ain’t mine! I was going through my fabric stash looking for something to inspire a new project and I came across a beautiful sunny yellow Egyptian cotton.. 396 more words

Crafty Creations