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Furoshiki Mummy!

Mum’s books finally arrived today  – a special request for her birthday so I got another excuse for a super quick furoshiki project! This time I used a silky single quilt cover op-shop find… Surely a little girl’s favourite for … Continue reading

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Furoshiki for the future

Those Japanese chaps had it all worked out long ago. Furoshiki = cloth wrapper in Japanese and for a long time this is how they would carry anything from clothes, books, food, bottles and more around town. It’s slowly making … Continue reading

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Little Miss Sunshine Tunic

Bunting can be fun but I wanted to add something a little more personal to Miss Z’s bundle of birthday gifts. I came across this FREE Lucy Tunic pattern from Shwin and Shwin and it looked like just the thing … Continue reading

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Stampede Bunting for an outback girl

What to give an outback girl for her special 2nd birthday? I’ve had bunting going through my mind ever since we received a lovely handmade gift for our little boy’s room? Reds, whites, blues, stars, stripes and spots. Not only … Continue reading

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Oh My La Ladies Nighty

Continuing my summer sewing theme, I found this lovely fabric at spotlight (sadly not preloved but too perfect to leave) and thought I’d make Mum a summer nighty for Christmas too. I pictured a kaftan style dress, and used Simplicity … Continue reading

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Mum & Daughter PJ Set

When we can finally shake off the winter chills and look forward to sunshine, I find myself getting a real sewing bug and suddenly I have a list of 20 projects I’d like to complete before Christmas. If only I … Continue reading

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The Dressmaker Inspired Pincushions

Inspired by the beauty of The Dressmaker film, I decided to make these wrist pincushions for my friend and my sister for Christmas this year – and one for me too of course! It just makes so much sense to … Continue reading

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