Hi my lovely sewing friends! It’s been a little while since I posted here hasn’t it. (If I can bring myself to, I may write a separate blog post on the ‘whys’ of that, another time). But, anyhoo, I’m back and I hope all has been well with you? Whilst I’ve been quiet on the …

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Hi! I’ve recently made a couple of tops using fairly ‘loud’ and complex prints. My lovely husband chose the fabrics and, not unsurprisingly, the issue of pattern matching said print never occurred to him. Which got me thinking : how often do we disregard a beautiful but complex print when purchasing fabric because the idea …

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Hello fellow stitchers and crafters! I’ve written a couple of posts recently about my new Cricut ‘Maker’ machine (an intro / overview HERE and a guide to tools HERE) but perhaps this may be the one most useful for us sewists; how to upload sewing patterns into Cricut’s design software ‘Design Space’ so that the …

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