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Quilt Petite – A little quilt for Mabel

When I found out I was pregnant I had visions of spending my pregnancy making things for the baby, I won’t bore you again with why that never happened, I’ve mentioned it a couple of times on previous blog posts if you’d like to know why. Anyway my point being its taken me till now…… Continue reading Quilt Petite – A little quilt for Mabel

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Flower Power Pillow

Despite being able to sew I’ve been pretty rubbish at furnishing our home, and have made do with buying all our cushions and curtains. I’ve always begrudged doing this but time and feeling a little short on inspiration I’ve made do with buying. So I was flicking through the new issue of Love Patchwork and…… Continue reading Flower Power Pillow

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Tiny Floral Pretty Needlecase

Do you remember the pretty little purse I made for my mum’s birthday? Well the plan had been to make a little needlecase to go with it, but unfortunately I had run out of time to make it. I’ve finally now got around to make it and give it to her so I thought I…… Continue reading Tiny Floral Pretty Needlecase

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Pretty Dresden Purse

It’s been such a long time since I completed a project! I think it was Christmas!! I actually finished this little Dresden about a year ago! It was the first bit of sewing I was able to do after having Mabel. I mentioned here before that I had terrible carpal tunnel syndrome during the last…… Continue reading Pretty Dresden Purse

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Sewing Machine Table Mat

Do you remember my last post I was having some fun with my leftover scrap hexies, well this is it finished! And it turns out it makes a perfect little mat for my sewing machine. Of course I had to include some polka dots, and I had some spotty binding left over from the Spring…… Continue reading Sewing Machine Table Mat

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Spring Stitching Completed

So I know it’s autumn and a liiiitttle bit late but believe it or not I did actually finish this project months ago. The first batch of photos I took I was not happy with and it’s taken until now to redo and edit them, silly really as I was so proud to have finished my second…… Continue reading Spring Stitching Completed

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Almost there!

It’s all very exciting because my hexie quilt, the one I was supposed to have finished the same time the World Cup finished is almost finished! The past week I’ve been battling with the hand quilting. Now as you know I love hand sewing but hand quilting is a whole different story… I can officially say that…… Continue reading Almost there!

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Stitchy progress!

I’ve finally finished my hexie quilt top! I have to admit there was a point when I thought it would never be finished, especially when I had to un-pick an entire row! But now I can say it’s done! Don’t get me wrong I really enjoyed stitching this but there does come a time when you…… Continue reading Stitchy progress!