Monthly Archives: April 2011


From Japanese pattern book: To pretty dress: A lovely cotton pique fabric from Spotlight with a grosgrain ribbon sash which is hand applied at the front and loose at the back for bow tying 🙂 This dress is just about … Continue reading

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A Little Problem with Red

I had a brainwave to use up my tiny stash of silk fabrics to make a little hexagon bassinet quilt and almost immediately started tacking this gorgeous red dupioni over some hexagon papers. After a while a little worry popped … Continue reading

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X stitch

This is the cross stitch that I’ve been slaving over for a couple of weeks now. I found a link to the pattern on Needlework News an aggregator site for all things needlework (I’m blogging from my phone so no … Continue reading

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Time to capture some random thoughts! 1) today I used some freshly harvested kale from the garden, the plant doesn’t look fabulous with it’s moth holes and general neglect. But some of the nicer leaves went very well finely chopped … Continue reading

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Friday is sewing day

This is the first time I’ve been well enough to work in my sewing room since Christmas. It’s so nice to be back! Today I made a little lavender sachet and started compiling a quilt top (below the sachet) These … Continue reading

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