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What do you do when you lose your “Sew-Jo”?

  All of a sudden I have appeared to have lost my “Sew-Jo”. Whats Sew-Jo? Some of you may ask. Well imagine waking up and just not feeling like doing your favourite hobby. November was a particularly difficult month for more reason than one and so I’m wondering if that may have something to do…… Continue reading What do you do when you lose your “Sew-Jo”?

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Christmas Sewing Prep

Now it’s November I feel I can finally start prepping the Christmas sewing. I actually started a couple of weeks ago but in true Saysie style I am only now just blogging about it! Every year I have so many plans to make so many things, whether that be gifts, decorations or tasty food. In…… Continue reading Christmas Sewing Prep

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October Round-Up…

  October was definitely a hold on to your hat type of month, i.e it was tough!! I am glad to see the end of October especially as I’m not particularly a fan of Halloween. Growing up in England in the 80’s/90’s we didn’t celebrate it, no one did. Out of all the years in…… Continue reading October Round-Up…

Sewing · Tutorials

My Favourite Embroidery Supplies

With the Stitch and Sew SAL just around the corner I thought I’d share with you some of my favourite embroidery supplies. As with anything it makes it a lot easier to learn and to practice if you have the right supplies. Fabric My favourite fabric for embroidery is linen, in particular Essex linen by…… Continue reading My Favourite Embroidery Supplies

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Blooming Blossoms Box 7

I have been so preoccupied this week that I totally forgot to share my completed Blooming Blossoms box for month 7. I’m still a good few months behind but I’ve decided not to put any pressure on myself. After all I want it to be an enjoyable experience and not a chore. I know I…… Continue reading Blooming Blossoms Box 7

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The Fussy Cut Sampler – Chapter 1

In my last post I talked about the new book I had purchased, The Fussy Cut Sampler in a bid to get through some of my hoarded stash. Well I’m feeling rather pleased with myself that I have already managed to finish the four blocks that were in Chapter 1. Block 1/48 A nice easy…… Continue reading The Fussy Cut Sampler – Chapter 1

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Confessions of a fabric addict…

At the beginning of the year I made the resolution to buy less fabric and start using up more of my stash. How do you think that went?? 😆 I certainly started off with good intentions with lots of plans on how I would use up my stash (the Mandolin Quilt for example), except like…… Continue reading Confessions of a fabric addict…