It’s Really Only Spring

With the way the weather has been and the awful fires continuing to burn across New South Wales, you could be forgiven for thinking that summer had arrived a couple of months early. But this weekend was just beautiful spring weather here in Canberra. I love days just like the one we had today.We wentContinue reading “It’s Really Only Spring”

Don’t You Just Love It?

The first of the granddaughter dresses is finished!! Feeling very pleased as it worked out beautifully.  This is my first reversible dress and my first effort at shirring: both worked out very well.  Onto the next one 🙂 The Eva Dress is a PDF pattern for a reversible dress that I bought from Angel Lea Designs – http://www.angelleadesigns.com. Continue reading “Don’t You Just Love It?”

Don’t You Love a Productive Weekend

After several evenings of hand stitching and some tired eyes, I have finally finished my #1 grandson’s quilt. The end result is very pleasing; the pattern looks good, the quilt is square and the machine quilting isn’t too bad. It now needs a wash before I give it to him and I can enjoy itContinue reading “Don’t You Love a Productive Weekend”

Return of the Sewing Room

After a long absence and following the departure of some long term house guests, this weekend with some spousal support I shall be setting up my sewing room. At last I will have a dedicated space that’s bigger than a corner in the bedroom. This comes just in time as some beautiful fabrics have arrivedContinue reading “Return of the Sewing Room”