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Calling All Modern Quilters!

Calling All Modern Quilters!

July 4, 2017 | Crafts | 1 Comment

Hello Quilters, Hello Modern Quilters, Hello Fabric Enthusiasts That Dream of Being Quilters! (Specifically those folks local to Essex – sorry!) Do modern quilts make...

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New Book Preview at Stitches!

New Book Preview at Stitches!

February 17, 2017 | Crafts, Events | 3 Comments

Hello there friends! Spring is right around the corner and I’m so excited, not only because the days are getting longer and some sunshine...

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Great British Sewing Bee is Back & Giveaway!

Great British Sewing Bee is Back & Giveaway!

May 16, 2016 | Crafts, Giveaway | 27 Comments

Stitching Friends, the wait is finally over! Tonight, at 9pm on BBC2 The Great British Sewing Bee is back! I can’t wait to meet all...

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Fab Fabrics: Design Your Own Fabrics with Zazzle

Fab Fabrics: Design Your Own Fabrics with Zazzle

November 20, 2015 | Skills, Tried & Tested | 2 Comments

“I’ve got more than enough fabric, I really don’t need any more!” said no stitcher ever! Like so many stitchers, I have a stash...

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DIY Bandana Baby Bib

DIY Bandana Baby Bib

September 25, 2015 | Crafts | No Comments

It is just me or is stitching and knitting for babies and children one of the most satisfying creative pastimes? It might be that...

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Pinterest: What They Did With Sewing Hacks

Pinterest: What They Did With Sewing Hacks

August 12, 2015 | Skills | No Comments

Being back home after Festival of Quilts I have found myself in that happy head space of being fully inspired and million ideas for new makes!...

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Sew-in Box Corners Tutorial

Sew-in Box Corners Tutorial

May 21, 2015 | Crafts, Skills | 1 Comment

Sometimes its the littlest sewing trick that can really transform a quick project. One of my favourite stitching techniques for bags and purses is...

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Vilene Sewing Club: Lace Zip Cosmetic Purse

Vilene Sewing Club: Lace Zip Cosmetic Purse

April 30, 2015 | Crafts | 1 Comment

This cosmetic purse was by far the most popular project of the whole series of workshops at this years Vilene Sewing Club – I...

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Vilene Sewing Club: Fabric Key Fob

Vilene Sewing Club: Fabric Key Fob

April 16, 2015 | Crafts | 2 Comments

I love to make things that are fun and practical at the same time. Not only are they satisfying to make, but if they...

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Vilene Sewing Club: DIY Fabric Headband

Vilene Sewing Club: DIY Fabric Headband

April 2, 2015 | Crafts | 1 Comment

There is nothing more cute than a custom-made accessory and this fabric headband is quick and easy to make – even for stitching beginners!...

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