Category Archives: FIBRE CRAFTS

DO YOU OVER SEW?

That is, do you do too much? I thought of this when hemming the legs of my DH’s trousers.  I had remembered some advice given by a couture tailor about not trying to ‘nail down’ your hems and seams. He … Continue reading

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REVIEW – Islander Motor City Jacket -CRAFTSY

   I chose this course and this pattern for several reasons. Not in any order – they are; [i] I really like Janet Pray’s Craftsy Classes. She shows you really practical and efficient ways of doing something you thought you were doing … Continue reading

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THESE SHOES WERE MADE FOR DRAWING

  On Saturday I took my four youngest grandchildren [3,9,11 & 14] over to Reading to visit with Harriet, another grand-daughter who is married and very crafty [I could say handy, but her home is 19 miles away – boom! boom!]. … Continue reading

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A FILLER

  I apologise for the radio silence. This has been due to two things; I have been very busy Craftsy-ing and have signed up for several more classes – drinking in all the help I can get, also for a … Continue reading

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NOT KEEPING UP APPEARANCES

In keeping a record of my recent makes here on this blog I mean, not in the Mrs.Bucket sense! So much so that I have to read my own blog to find out what I have done. Not good. Trouble … Continue reading

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SO FAR…….

A lady can change her mind can’t she? Well, I certainly can, and have. In this post I made a point of saying that my so called ‘mystery’ Burda M104 jacket  wasn’t meant to have a lining. I put one in and … Continue reading

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VISIBLE!

I have a camera ~ so this will be a pic-heavy post with minimal words I’m afraid in order to catch up with finished items before they’re forgotten. Once again I apologise for my photography – I may have another … Continue reading

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