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September Shop

To spark off the autumn season (and to cheer myself up – shopping gives off Vitamin D, No?) I have purchased some items on the high street. I always watch ‘haul’ posts and video’s on Youtube with joy. Pretty things make us all happy! This is by no means a…

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New serger!

For as long as I have been sewing (which, to be fair, isn’t that long) I have wanted a serger/overlocker. On the one hand they don’t seem to do a great deal (they sew hems, so what?) but on the other hand they would raise my work a level and…

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Piping

I have been keen to acquire new sewing skills recently so I have been following some on-line tutorials. One thing I have always wanted to do was make piping but it looked really difficult. So when Melanie Ham published this tutorial on Youtube and made it look simple I had…

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