Category Archives: sewing

Quilted covers

For once I’ve achieved what I was planning to do last week and made a quilted cafetiere cover. In fact I made two because one of my pieces of Skopos quilted furnishing cotton was exactly twice as big as required. … Continue reading

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Bike chain key rings

My dear husband needed a new bike chain the other day. I’m not sure why, but he’s now on the 3rd since we bought our current bikes in the mid 90s while I am still on the first. Must be … Continue reading

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Christmas bookmarks

I’m getting my Christmas crafting underway early this year. I like to give a little handmade something to everyone on my Christmas list, and several of my relatives always want books. So how about a seasonal bookmark to slip into … Continue reading

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We all need reading glasses

I’ve reached the age where I have to use reading glasses and so does just about everyone I know. I have to get mine from an optician because one eye needs a much stronger lens than the other, but most … Continue reading

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An upholstered headboard

Years ago, my mother made a padded bed headboard.  I think it was an easy first project when she joined an upholstery class and, since she didn’t actually need another headboard, I ended up with it. It’s beautifully made (like … Continue reading

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Baby stuff and an amethyst shawl pin

Boy bib I’ve had a lot of work to do this week, including a trip to Wales and a few sessions on the laptop this weekend. It hasn’t left a lot of time for crafting, but I did manage to … Continue reading

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