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One minute it was summer, next minute we’re right in the middle of winter! Brrrrr!

Thought I had better whip up a hotwater bottle cover quickly.  Something I can keep in the lounge… you know, matches the decor!  Plus needs to be snugly.  This is a 100% wool baby blanket bought in an opshop… a little bit of old New Zealand that we all love, complete with the blue ribbon trim.  Tidy!

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I just felt like blinging a towel to match my bathroom..

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Inspired during my holiday, at home by the sea, and a painting I found on Pinterest, I was inspired to do this piece of freemotion sewing.

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This is the original piece “Padstow Seagulls” Canvas Art by Hannah Tolson, which features a friendly flock of seagulls flying over Padstow harbour.

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Glorious holidays!  Books, gardening, resting, fishing … sewing!  It was great to start and finish a small mural style freemotion sewing project today …2nd January 2018!

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Something a little different than I usually do.   Maybe I’ll start a new one for tomorrow.

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I spotted this skirt in an opshop a couple of months ago and thought that the embroidery on the fabric would look nice as something else.  Wasn’t sure what exactly. And besides there were two skirts the same!

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So I bought them and washed them (and later unpicked and ironed them) ready for ….today I guess!   It’s time to replace the grey knitted cushions in the lounge with something a bit lighter for spring and summer! I’ve made two and I think I might just make another two for fun…

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Just whipped up a Euro size cushion… shame to waste that lovely piece of skirt fabric!

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I spotted this skirt in an opshop a couple of months ago and thought that the embroidery on the fabric would look nice as something else.  Wasn’t sure what exactly. And besides there were two skirts the same!

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So I bought them and washed them (and later unpicked and ironed them) ready for ….today I guess!   It’s time to replace the grey knitted cushions in the lounge with something a bit lighter for spring and summer! I’ve made two and I think I might just make another two for fun…

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Just whipped up a Euro size cushion… shame to waste that lovely piece of skirt fabric!

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Even though it rained all weekend I thought it was time to make some spring clothes.  Otherwise, spring will have sprung and I will be left with gorgeous spring fabric in my cupboard and nothing to wear.   I’ve had this fabric sitting there for about three years so I’m pretty pleased with this little creation.

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Thought I might just whip up a slightly larger bag while my fabric was all over the floor and table!  Fun to make.  Quick and easy … about 40 mins

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Have been Pinning little bags for a few weeks now and had an hour spare this weekend so combined my love of freemotion sewing with the bag pattern and, well, love it!  And so handy!

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