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An Embroidered Denim Jacket for the Retro Stitchery Book Tour

An Embroidered Denim Jacket for the Retro Stitchery Book Tour

I was so honoured when the lovely Bev from Flamingo Toes invited me to be part of the book tour celebrating and showcasing her latest publication, Retro Stitchery*. *If you make a book purchase using this affiliate link, I will earn a small commission that doesn’t change your purchase price, but helps me to continue to bring you free content.…

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Welcome to the 2021 ‘Night Before Christmas Stocking’ Sew Along

Welcome to the 2021 ‘Night Before Christmas Stocking’ Sew Along

EDITED 2nd August, 2021 – THIS LIVE SEW ALONG EVENT HAS NOW ENDED. However you are still able to receive the welcome email and links to all the previous email content that was sent out to participants, when you subscribe to the sew along email list. Read on for more details. Welcome to the third ‘Night Before Christmas Stocking’ Sew…

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A New Version of the Serious Sewist’s Set

A New Version of the Serious Sewist’s Set

My friend Jemima from Tied With a Ribbon, recently released her second fabric collection called Baby On Trend Storybook Volume 2 with 2 Green Zebras and Robert Kaufman. She sent me some of the pink prints from the Boho colourway to play with. There’s three colourways and they all come with seven prints and a ‘cheater’ cot panel too. The…

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A Simple Sewing Folder in Cute Camper Fabric

A Simple Sewing Folder in Cute Camper Fabric

Riley Blake Designs recently sent me the ‘Joy In The Journey‘ collection designed by Dani Mogstad. There’s 22 fabrics in the collection, including a beautiful floral ‘hero’ print, tiny florals, diagonal gingham, geometric flowers and pretty prints with campers (or caravans) and flowers too. The two different panels that also come in the collection are perfect for simple quilts. See…

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A Merry And Bright Christmas Stocking And A New Sew Along

A Merry And Bright Christmas Stocking And A New Sew Along

Living in Australia, we never get to experience that traditional cold and snowy Christmas enjoyed by our Northern Hemisphere friends. Perhaps that’s why we have something called Christmas in July? A roast with all the trimmings, a Christmas pudding and mulled wine all just make more sense in Winter. And it’s kind of fun to celebrate a holiday when it’s…

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Introducing the Tilly’s Tea Party Table Runner

Introducing the Tilly’s Tea Party Table Runner

The latest sewing pattern in the Molly and Mama range has the loveliest description! “You are invited to a delicious tea party with Miss Tilly! Featuring three English paper pieced blocks with beautifully embroidered hexagons and hand quilted detailing, Tilly’s Tea Party Table Runner is the perfect centrepiece to an afternoon of leisurely conversation and the clinking of china tea…

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Appliqué Bow Quilt with Strawberry Honey Fabric

Appliqué Bow Quilt with Strawberry Honey Fabric

When Strawberry Honey showed up on my doorstep recently, I was so excited to tear away the packaging. Unpacking this fun and vibrant collection from Riley Blake Designs reminded me of lazy, summer picnics. I was especially drawn to the bees and hexies, strawberries and large florals. But this range designed by Gracey from Burlap and Blossom Patterns has a…

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