Category Archives: Sewing

Let’s see if I can remember how to do this…

So here I am, in my (newish) multifocals, (still sorta getting used to them) and my new favourite brooch, Philbert the Fairy Wren from Edenki (her Etsy store, the maker’s name is Eden). The photo doesn’t do him justice, he … Continue reading

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Still no sewing, but… Pattern excitement!

Got to Spotlight (chain fabric/home dec/craft/party stuff store, for my non Aussie mates) today and raided the Vogue patterns because they were on sale for $7 instead of the usual approx. $30. Had to call in Mr Beloved to be … Continue reading

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Still no sewing, but….

This was meant to post last week but we have been having LOTS of technical issues, grrrrrr. Today (this would have been Tuesday 10th)I did get out to Spotlight, and had a lovely browse while Mr Beloved was off looking … Continue reading

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Emmalumpdogg the international fashion icon, and Caity gets new spectacles

So we had an exciting mail day here during the week. I listen to a podcast made in LA called “Can I Pet Your Dog?” And there’s a Facebook group full of lovely friendly people who also listen, some of … Continue reading

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Exciting times in my sewing room….

Well, my sewing room is still a disaster zone, and lots of clearing out is needed before I can see in there yet. But I decided to take a little side detour and remind myself of how pretty my Singer … Continue reading

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Getting under way… The Eva dress pattern

My arthritic/fibromyalgia hands are very glad to have Carl the rotary paper cutter today, as I get to work cutting and sticking the Tessuti fabrics Eva Dress pattern together! (still have to cut the pattern with paper scissors eventually, but not all … Continue reading

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Of sewing, cabbages, and silly Emmalumpdogg things.

So I bought a dress pattern for the first time in years… The Eva dress pattern from Tessuti. It’s one you download and either print at home and stick lots of sheets together, or take to somewhere like Officeworks who do … Continue reading

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