Category Archives: sewing

A sewing machine cover

As I’m sewing most days at the moment, I’ve made a fabric cover for my sewing machine, to avoid the need to keep putting it away in its carrying case. I found I was leaving it out all evening and … Continue reading

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Pink PJs

Seeing as I have my sewing machine in use every day to make scrubs, I’ve had no excuse but to get on with making the PJ bottoms I’ve been intending to sew ever since I made a nightie last month. … Continue reading

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An unsatisfactory trial

I’ve completed the trial knit I was doing for a summery cowl/poncho with Shetland lace stitches. It’s in a cheap, synthetic yarn that will pull out easily, which is just as well because I’m not happy with it. I certainly … Continue reading

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Lockdown sweatshop

Well, this has been the longest time between posts since I started this blog 6 years ago. Why? I’ve been frantically busy making protective visors and sewing scrubs for NHS staff and others who need them. A local group has … Continue reading

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In the pink

This week’s finished object is a winter nightie. The jersey fabric was wide enough for me to be able to cut it with all-in-one dolman sleeves. I was thinking that the lack of armhole seams would be more comfortable for … Continue reading

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Coronavirus crafting

What a strange couple of days this has been. Since the government changed its coronavirus advice yesterday morning, virtually everything that happens locally has been cancelled. All types of meeting from the Parish Council to the Rotary Club, as well … Continue reading

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