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I don’t know about you, but I am completely ‘Easter-ed’ out so I thought I would do something a little bit different for April’s blog/pattern. Our household was very lucky to have received a number of beautiful spring themed Easter cards, which prompted me to think about a fabric postcard. I belong to the UKQU…

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My great-niece recently gave birth to a beautiful baby boy, Edward, so writing a blog featuring a hand sewn baby item was perfect timing for me. I found a wonderful free reversible bib pattern and tutorial by Amy Beckman at Simply Small Wonders. the pattern comes in three sizes, 0-6 months, 6-12 months and 2-3…

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Perfect for a beginner, this little mug rug will be finished in no time. Start with some colourful scraps; I’m using some 2.5″ squares of Liberty fabric, each cut into 4, approximately 1.25″ square. Choose a plain(ish) piece for your background, about 5×7″, a piece of any wadding, and a piece of backing fabric. Arrange…

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How to make a greeting card (without much skill, time, fabric or a fancy machine)   This is a card I made in a couple of hours from start to finish and, if I can do it, then sew can you! This design might be good for a new home, and you can use the…