Monthly Archives: February 2011

Oilcloth Tablecloth

I found a piece of oilcloth in the discount bin in IKEA. I was not sure if it’d be big enough to cover our kitchen table, but surprisingly it was just big enough. It is a bit wrinkly though. This … Continue reading

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Overdue Christmas Projects

I had a lot of sewing projects planned for before Christmas. Unfortunately, due to problems with my Husqvarna Sapphire 830, I had to put them on hold. I managed to finish a few of them this week though. I made … Continue reading

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One of the most unusual tools I used during the bag/belt making course in London was a tripod meant for mending shoes. Apparently it used to be a common household item in the past, but now it is hard to … Continue reading

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Liberty Fabrics

The first time I learned about the Liberty fabrics was through the purlbee blog. I liked them, so last time I was in London I decided to go to the Liberty store and see if I can find some scraps … Continue reading

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Updated Header

My husband was very sweet and updated my header! It looks a lot nicer now.

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Lunch Bag

Another project of the weekend – a lunch bag. It was inspired by this project, but done with reversed colors – red lines and a blue margin. I made it for my husband. He is a luthier and he is … Continue reading

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Angelic Pillows

I made a couple of pillow cases on Friday. They are what I call American style pillowcases – with an open side. They are made of IKEA fabric I bought around Christmas. Since they are open-ended they were very easy … Continue reading

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