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Bow Ties

Having been asked if it was possible for me to make a bow tie ,I have had a play and decided it is. I have a production line going…. These are made to measure, without those fiddly clips. The tana lawn was lovely to work with, but needs more courage to be worn with the subtle …

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More Socks

Just finished two more pairs of socks. I am gradually getting through the UFOs. Another pair of socks is now on my needles, using the hand dyed yarn from Folkestone Harbour Yarn.

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Dresden no 2

Just finished my second Dresden plate. I intend to make another two for a runner for the coffee table. Looking at it now it would be hard to see the runner under the piles of books though!

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Fringe Benefits

Finally I have blocked and added the fringe to the scarf I finished a while ago. Here’s hoping that the team improves its performance too…

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Quilt Finished-Ta Dah…

Just finished binding my quilt and I am pleased with it. As usual it is meander quilted in cream. One day I will attempt something new, but this finish is easily laundered and easy on the eye. It is now ready to give to a good friend as a retirement gift. Hopefully it will get …

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First Quilt Top for 2016

Ta Dah… Just completed the quilt top of my Trip Round The World kit. This was on offer with a subscription to ‘Quilt Now’ before Christmas. It went together quite well and now needs  to be layered up and quilted. I used all the fabrics in the kit and did not add any of my own, just …

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Day 365 Stitching Post-the last of the year of blogs…

Day 365 New Year’s Eve I have just added some hand stitching to Jack Triggs’ creation. He used my sewing machine yesterday to make this head gear for an Animal [Muppets] costume. It still needs a trim… This is the last blog for 2015 and my resolution is complete. I have blogged everyday for a …

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Day 364 stitching Post; Newly made mattress protector

Day 364 30th December Just finished making another mattress protector for the 4 foot by 7 foot bed. Let’s hope it is a little more successful than the one I bought. I found a quilted bed throw going cheap and just fitted it-a fraction of the cost of the original.

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Day 363 stitching Post; Ta Dah

Day 363 29th December Finished making my EPP travel bag. I am pleased with it.  

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Day 362 Stitching Post; Now the cat fabric…

Day 362 28th December Having had a look on Pinterest  and not found anything which quite works for me  I am going to design my own EPP travel bag. Usually, for small pieces, a tin works fine. However a completed “flower” does not fit in. Also a tin does not fit in a small handbag …

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