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Hat pin cushions

These are my new pin cushion! I tried to make them stylish. They are all stitched, only the bow has a bit of glue! Advertisements

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Triangle Zipper Pouch (with neat seams inside and outside)

You need outer fabric, lining fabric and padding material 6 by 12 inch and a 5inch long zip. As well a stripe of material 3 by 1inch for a little loop. I used for the outside a fabric from  Kaffe … Continue reading

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Fabric Basket Tutorial

This basket is good for CD’s, fat quarters, toys, presents etc. It is practical and looks good. You need two pieces from the outside and two from your inside fabric, plus two pieces of batting material, all should measure 34cm by 30cm.   … Continue reading

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Key ring tutorial

For the key ring you need: fabric 4 by 9 inch, scissors or a cutter, a ruler, an iron and important ‘accuracy’! Cut your fabric 4 by 9 inch, fold lengthwise iron and open it!   Fold the raw edges to … Continue reading

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Easter egg hats!🐣

These egg hats are easy and quick to knit. Wool rests are very useful, I normally use wool for needle size 6, 7 or 8. Cast on 27 stitches (wool for size 7) and divide them evenly onto 3 needles, … Continue reading

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Hand warmer/muffs for toddlers

I made a few warm and cozy muffs for toddlers. They can be attached to the pram. The muffs are made with three layers : inside fleece, middle cotton(which you use for quilting)  and cotton fabric with motives appealing to … Continue reading

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Le Challenge Knitted Winter jacket with lining

This is my short winter jacket. I included cable details on the sides of the front parts and the back part. For the inside I used a cotton fabric and attached a bulky zip. The jacket is very warm, good … Continue reading

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Le Challenge ‘Flower Power’

I chose ‘Flower Power’ as a reminder of the slogan developed in the 1960s/70s to represent peaceful resistance. I created a cushion with a blossom made with different colourful materials. First I stitched a few green leaves . In one … Continue reading

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Hat-trick

I like to wear a hat, but as it’s difficult to find the right colour and material I decided to sew my own one (three of them). I followed a burda pattern and arranged a few movements differently.  My winter … Continue reading

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Car seat cover

Recently I upgraded my car seat cover and headrest. Here is a brief description: I used some of my scrap material and cut it in squares and rectangles, stitched them together to a 70 x 150 cm piece. I sew … Continue reading

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