Category Archives: Sewing

A Mug Rug Exchange

I agreed some time around April to participate in a quilted mug rug swap with a group of quilters. I had no idea what a mug rug was but it was a small item and seemed like fun. We had … Continue reading

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The Embroidered Nightie

You can see my original post from October 2016 about sewing this nightie here. While the tendinitis in my shoulder has improved, I have chronic tendinitis in the rest of my arm so it’s taken me a while to do … Continue reading

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Organizing Quilting Fabric

When I moved to a new house I just took all my fabric out of boxes and piled it up neatly, with no regard to colour. I knew I’d have to sort it out once I got my new sewing … Continue reading

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Perle Cotton for Embroidered Nightgowns

I’m having difficulty embroidering and sewing due to a shoulder impingement and attendant tendinitis and nerve pain, but I started embroidering the bodice of a nightie, and I’m chipping away at it as I can. The fabric is a softly … Continue reading

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Handmade Quilted Case for Laptop

Once again I used Jenya’s tutorial for this. I added some ease but probably didn’t need to as this turned out a bit roomier than I had planned. I was using a slightly thicker 80/20 cotton/polyester batting and larger seams … Continue reading

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Handmade Quilted Case for Garmin GPS

This was again done with the tutorial for an electronics case from Jenya on the While she was sleeping blog. It was quite easy to modify the measurements for a device like this which is thicker than a phone, about … Continue reading

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Baby Quilt and Padded Phone Case

I finished the baby quilt I have been making for the last couple of years. I had some leftover blocks from cutting the Disappearing 9-Patch pattern I used for this quilt, so took four of them and made an unquilted … Continue reading

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