Category Archives: Vintage Fabrics

a little stitching and housekeeping

It’s been a bit of a naughty weekend – I haven’t done a thing I am supposed to (again), but rather spent the weekend largely at the sewing machine (joy!). It was time for a little housekeeping stitching. Both Simon … Continue reading

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well Razz my Berries!

I’ve been sitting halfway between here and now – on a cusp of a change of jobs, in the midst of the school hols, on the border of not sure what to do next, which is course is right next door to who … Continue reading

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Crafty Freaks #6

  I really dislike camera straps, I find them scratchy and uncomfortable, usually too wide, and they make me feel like the camera is pulling me down to the ground neck first. I hadn’t had this current camera long before … Continue reading

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Crafty Freaks #3

I know, I know – I’m late (terrible!) I have a multitude of excuses, I really do. I was sort of working on three projects at once, and the one I really wanted to move on with I couldn’t find … Continue reading

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vintage love

We are supposed to be having a no spend month, but two Vintage dresses for $7, how could I not?

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just like yours

Over the past couple of years I have made most of Mia’s pouches and pencilcases for school, and her desk has turned into quite the advertisement for little minx. I started with a Reading Pouch for her homework books – the ones you buy … Continue reading

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Fashion – 1960s – for children

Today I was flicking through my pattern collection trying to find a pattern for a friend, and got completely sidetracked by my rather vast Vintage selection. There is something so very poignant about sewing patterns. They are, in a way, … Continue reading

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