Category Archives: sewing

Studio Donegal goes funky

After stitching 3 of those rather gorgeous multi pocketed tweed or quilted handbags I really wanted to sew a different handbag and so I went back to the designer , Napkitten on Craftsy or Etsy, and found this very interesting … Continue reading

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A Different Handbag

I felt at a loose end, don’t get me wrong, I still had a couple of orders to deal with but it was the day before my sewing group meeting and I needed a small project to work on. What … Continue reading

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Donegal Tweed Bag

I just love the Calla Convertible Backpack, I know, I only just posted another blog post about the last one I made 🙂 I’ve added an extra layer of heavyweight sew in interfacing to this one, I just felt the … Continue reading

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Calla Convertible Backpack

I’m off out to Kirsty Allsopp’s Handmade Fair soon and needed a new bag…well, a girl can’t have too many bags eh? I have a new pair of lightweight trainers so that hopefully my legs won’t be aching before I’ve … Continue reading

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A new dress

This week was meant to be a week of tidying up ready for my three eldest grandchildren coming to stay for just over week. They arrive tomorrow and I have procrastinated about all things tidying up! I blamed it on … Continue reading

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A Sale of my Beautiful Handmade Clothes for Babies and Children

Last year, I spent many hours sewing some delightfully exquisite clothes for children and babies. I made them mostly to sell at a summer fair along with my bags I totally enjoyed making these unique little outfits but they took … Continue reading

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A Honeycomb Basket

A few weeks ago, I was asked by the clever fabric and project designer Beth Studley, if I would be interested in testing her new design, The Honeycomb Basket…don’t think I hesitated in saying yes! I’d seen the photo of … Continue reading

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A Beanbag Stand for my Mobile Phone

I have been concentrating really hard on testing a gorgeous new sewing pattern, this design took me three days. In my book that is a long time on a project, mostly at the sewing machine too! The finished item was … Continue reading

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Harris Tweed and Liberty Tana Lawn

Oh my, what an amazing combination these fabrics are! I never used to rate Tweedy fabrics, I found them far too itchy, but then, in one of my online sewing groups, I kept seeing these beautiful, colourful bags that one … Continue reading

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Storage Pods and Project Baskets

I have been busy making these cute storage pods The design was created by love from Beth The fabrics used for these pods are all from the same collection I just love making them… They are for sale in my … Continue reading

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