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Tetley Teapot Cozy

Some years ago I was given a Tetley teapot by my friend Donna and it is special to me. More recently, when I found that my mother-in-law had the same teapot, an idea was born in my head that these teapots needed custom-sized cozies. 187 more words


Planning Day -30 Days of Audrey Hepburn

I’m currently in the Tennessee/Kentucky area for work and this area just received about 8-10 inches of snow. The weather turned mid-afternoon, first rain, then freezing rain, and finally snow….lots of snow. 280 more words


Little Red Riding Hood costume for World Book Day

It’s no secret that I love World Book Day. I know it’s (totally understandably) some parents idea of a nightmare/chore whereas I relish an opportunity to make a costume, but for me it’s about more than that. 499 more words

Sewing Projects

Happy Hump Day

Today I attended a free drawing class at my local art gallery in order to get my creative juices following. I haven’t drawn or desgined anything in a long time so was I was feeling a bit lost and had no idea where to start. 132 more words


30 Days of Audrey Hepburn

Recently, I have joined several Facebook groups and pages geared towards sewing enthusiast, work at home moms (WAHMs), and those who are just starting out. 387 more words


Dr. Strange-seam or: How I learned to stop worrying and love the bias

Pattern: McCall’s M6966

These skirts were inspired by the many striped knits skirts I’ve seen people wear at work. I saw this pattern online, and thought my skirt would really stand out having the stripes going in different directions (view D). 669 more words


how to sew a jacket: lining


here are the next steps for the jacket(part1, part2, part3, part4, part5):

 I pinned that 2cm fold in the centre back together… 134 more words