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Fabric reformation

  I began this little dress for my youngest grand-daughter earlier in the year, however at the same time I decided to make some baby quilts and shirts for myself.  The dress was put on the back-burner for awhile while I concentrated on the other…

Dress finished, and with armholes !!!

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This is the next smocking project already underway.  It has been almost a year to the day since I have done any smocking.  The pattern is called Angeline and is out of the Australian Smocking magazine, issue number 50. The fabric is a soft cotton…

Smocked dress in floral cotton twill

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I started this outfit in March 2017 and finished it in time for my grand-daughter to wear at her baptism in August.  Luckily it was finished quicker than than the time it took to post this update about the progress of the outfit. Here is…

Smocked outfit finished

      Sewing is a fantastic way to spend time and we love it all, but sometimes it is good to have a go at something new. Maxine and I recently undertook a cake decorating course. It has been a lot of fun and we…

Lots of Treats

It is time to add to our blog it has been a while since I added a post. It is not that I haven’t been sewing. I am  currently working on 5 – 6 quilts. You may ask why not one at a time? Well…

Another Mystery BOM

I received a special request from my son and daughter in law for some very large bright coloured cushions to add to their new furniture. The new furniture is a mottled dark grey fabric. I have used some of the beautiful colourful batik fabrics that I love, a…

Cushions for the kids

It has been great taking part in the BOM Meadow Mystery Quilt hosted by Cheryl Brickey of Meadow Mist Designs. The Quilt parade has now taken place. Knowing that we all used the same pattern it is interesting to see how the various colours and fabrics have created so…

Meadows Mystery Quilt

My next sewing project is this smocked baby outfit for my daughter’s fourth child, who is due in May. The pattern is from issue 62 of the Australian smocking and Embroidery magazine. It is a two piece suit called “The little Shepherd” and designed by…

Baby’s first smocked outfit

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