Whats your favourite op shop? Mine are the ones in Bega, NSW. I haven’t had a dud haul yet. We were in Bega recently visiting the in-laws and I was lucky enough to have some spare time to pop into a couple. I ended up getting some great books. A 1977 Readers Digest Complete Guide to Sewing.… Continue reading A successful Op-shop
howdy, I got loads done this weekend. I’m on a bit of a sewing kick for my boys at the moment. I feel like I make so much that leaves this house I should make the occasional thing for them too. So I made some pants They are made out the most lovely light steely… Continue reading Weekend sewing!
Well what a week its been. This was my last week of ‘softying’ before a little Easter break, and unfortunately I was on a ‘go slow’, I had a ungraceful fall down an escalator last weekend and cut my right arm open. So I was a little less productive than normal. However I did finish… Continue reading A very belated one per month
Can I just say that I am over summer. I get like this every year and crave winter, mind you today was and still is at 8.30 pm ridiculously hot. Last week I bought two Japanese sewing books for winter clothes. I can’t wait till they arrive as I am really keen to sew some… Continue reading Hey there,
Whilst away I picked up two vintage craft books from the Bega fete for a measly two dollars. I love vintage craft books, I think that often they explain things in more detail than more recent ones , they are loads cheaper, and of course the pictures. the calming bedroom. Note that the ceiling appears… Continue reading More vintage goodness
A couple of weeks ago I ordered Zakka Sewing by Therese Laskey and Chika Mori. I was so thrilled when it arrived yesterday. The projects look great and the photography is stunning… This little basket is so cute… And the sashiko on this tea towel is so lovely and simple. I really love this pear… Continue reading A taste of Zakka…