I’ve already had a response about the fat piping cord, and it’s on its way back to the supplier for refund or replacement. I love a quick response! Hurrah fot Minerva Crafts! Continue reading Hurrah for customer service!
Happiness today, as a little bag of habby arrived for me. Unfortunately, the piping cord I ordered seems a little..er..chunky. I was somewhat confused by the sizes on offer, but a bit of checking and careful measuring established that I wanted 1/4″. Oddly, the stuff on offer was labelled 4/32″ [which for non-mathematicians is the … Continue reading NOT the right stuff
As ever, I had plans for today: mostly to get all the things done that I didn’t do yesterday. Sigh. What have I actually managed to do? Faffed about on computer being amazed at how much action this blog saw yesterday Got dressed just in time for tuition #1 Faffed on computer a bit more … Continue reading Lazy Sunday Afternoon
I’ve finished the western shirt, or ‘Frontier Shirt’ as the Folkwear pattern labels it. It’s all in Tia Knight stretch cotton poplin, same fabric for the contrast piping leftover from the wife’s shirt. It’s quite straight up and down, as am I so that’s OK. The sleeves are good and long, I hate skimpy sleeves. … Continue reading Yes ma’am!
Both Ruth and Kate have blogged in the last few days about quilts, so I thought I’d drag myself, creaking onto the bandwagon. I’m in awe of the amazing quilts that some people produce, and once upon a time, imagined a future when I’d have the patience to sit and cut up teensy little hexagons … Continue reading Quilt Guilt
Do you buy all the right stuff for your projects? Is your sewing virtuous and saintly? Do you obediently follow all the lists for notions, yardage and fabric type? I used to, oh yes. When I wanted to make something, I’d go into town, spend hours browsing all the pattern books in our big department … Continue reading The Right Stuff
I’ve noticed several bloggers taking up the de-cluttering approach as advocated by Marie Kondo. I must admit, the very thought fills me with horror. I don’t want a minimalist, showcase worthy life, I like STUFF. Am I a bad Fairy? STUFF #1: Clothes I didn’t have a lot of stuff as a kid, clothes were … Continue reading Kondo-dominion