Archive for August, 2008

Sunday, August 17th, 2008

Hungry Caterpillar Apron

Crumbs, I’m feeling very pleased with myself. This weekend, whilst watching the Olympic track cycling (Go Chris, Go Brad, Go Vicky), I made a new apron. I used Sew Liberated‘s Emmeline Apron pattern and fabric from Makower’s Hungry Caterpillar range. I love the fabric and the pattern was lots of fun. I learnt how to […]

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Tuesday, August 12th, 2008

sewing whilst at uni

Katie asked me to make a post about the embroidery I did when I was an undergrad in Edinburgh. I made this pencil case for my mum. At that time I didn’t have a sewing machine so the pencil case and bag below was hand stitched and very rough. To be honest, the construction of […]

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Monday, August 11th, 2008

Tikki quilt shop – London; feeding the stash

Oh dear, my stash really is getting monstrous (and it will only get worse, what with the Festival of Quilts this week). Anyway, whilst hunting for a UK seller of the Makower collection of The Very Hungry Caterpillar fabric I finally found a quilt shop in London. The summer opening hours for Tikki Quilt & […]

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Sunday, August 10th, 2008

My first dress

I’ve just come back from a relaxing and energising holiday in France. The holiday was much needed. In the preceding two weeks I had to run my most important experiment of my year, the stakes were high and the hours were random. My small rebellion against working two weekends in a row was to make […]

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