This page may contain affiliate links, which means we may receive a commission if you make a purchase using any of these links.
Karen
  • Female
  • Norwich, Norfolk
  • United Kingdom
Share

Karen's Friends

  • Santi Brouwer
  • John Swiss
  • Imogen McCready
  • Lynda Crawford
  • Dawn Haigler
  • Fran Braggs
  • coreen dooley
  • Kay Rose
  • Janet Wehrer
  • Sigmapi Iworld
  • Donna Babylon
  • Dawn Sobieski
  • Lee dulaney
  • Cari Reed
  • Marie
 

Karen's Page

Organise your Sewing Machine Needles!

Download pdf tutorial A4 or US Letter Size

Download pdf organizer pages A4 or US Letter Size (including new spare pocket page)

Link to free tutorial to make Binder Cover (download on that page)

Latest Activity

Sewing Photos posted by Karen
Wednesday
A blog post by Karen was featured

The 241 Tote in Recycled Fur, Corduroy, and Denim

A friend of mine had a friend who had inherited her mother's mink coat, and had it cut down into a gilet by a furrier.  They gave her the leftover scraps, and she wondered if I could use them to make her a bag.  I said I probably could.  A week or so later I received the bag of fur pieces. There was just one large piece from a…See More
Tuesday
Karen posted a blog post

The 241 Tote in Recycled Fur, Corduroy, and Denim

A friend of mine had a friend who had inherited her mother's mink coat, and had it cut down into a gilet by a furrier.  They gave her the leftover scraps, and she wondered if I could use them to make her a bag.  I said I probably could.  A week or so later I received the bag of fur pieces. There was just one large piece from a…See More
Tuesday
Sandy Sparks commented on the blog post 'Recycling - covering a cardboard storage tub'
"Thats ok, he already buys things he doesnt need. lol But you did fix it up nicely!"
May 17
Karen commented on the blog post 'Recycling - covering a cardboard storage tub'
"Well Sandy just get your other half to buy a big reel of welding wire and your wish may come true!"
May 17
A blog post by Karen was featured

Notepad Organizers Sewing Project (PDF Pattern from DogUnderMyDesk)

I don't know about you, but I seem to have collected a vast selection of sewing patterns, both paper and in PDF formats.  Some of them I confess I don't know why I bought them, or when (if ever) I will get to use them. Others eventually come into use, when I suddenly decide I need something and have that light bulb moment "I've got a pattern for that!" and dig it out.Which is…See More
May 17
Sandy Sparks commented on the blog post 'Recycling - covering a cardboard storage tub'
"Very nice! I wish someone would send a container like that to our house!!"
May 17
Karen posted a blog post

Recycling - Covering a Cardboard Sewing Room Storage Tub

My other half had a delivery a couple of weeks ago, and it came in this lovely big cardboard tub. He agreed I could have it for my sewing room, and I decided I should cover it to smarten it up.…See More
May 16

Karen's Sewing Photos

Loading…
  • Add Sewing Photos
  • View All

Profile Information

I am an awesome:
intermediate sewer
My sewing interests are:
handbags, garment, doll making, embroidery, hand sewing
I sew as a:
hobbyist
I am interested in learning how to:
a) actually use the stuff I have bought over the years, b) get more things right first time and c) fit more sewing into my day!
My sewing machine(s):
Domestic, Serger
The brand(s) of my sewing machine(s):
Janome
I am interested in patterns such as:
ePatterns, Independents
My Blog URL:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/auntystitches/

Karen's Blog

The 241 Tote in Recycled Fur, Corduroy, and Denim

Posted on May 22, 2016 at 6:30pm 0 Comments

A friend of mine had a friend who had inherited her mother's mink coat, and had it cut down into a gilet by a furrier.  They gave her the leftover scraps, and she wondered if I could use them to make her a bag.  I said I probably could.  A…

Continue

Recycling - Covering a Cardboard Sewing Room Storage Tub

Posted on May 13, 2016 at 5:00pm 3 Comments

My other half had a delivery a couple of weeks ago, and it came in this lovely big cardboard tub. He agreed I could have it for my sewing room, and I decided I should cover it to smarten it up.…

Continue

The Cosmo Convertible Bag Pattern from StudioKat Designs

Posted on May 3, 2016 at 6:00pm 3 Comments

My niece happened to mention her favourite bag was falling apart, so we discussed what she wanted - a…

Continue

"Embroidered Memories" Cushion - Inspired by Brian Haggard's Book

Posted on April 20, 2016 at 6:00pm 0 Comments

I took this picture of my son a long time ago, but have always loved it.  So it seemed the ideal candidate for an Embroidered…

Continue

Comment Wall (107 comments)

You need to be a member of Sew, What's New? to add comments!

Join Sew, What's New?

At 4:22pm on March 1, 2016, Sharon Maynard said…

I can't get over those bags! I absolutely love your bags.

At 3:19pm on February 8, 2016, Sharon Maynard said…

I just saw the pin cushion tutorial. Thank you! I am going to try and follow the instructions without using a pattern -- I'm not much for patterns, but I do like to freestyle stuff (which probably explains why my projects turn out as they do!)  

At 10:32am on January 23, 2016, SH said…
No that is not correct. I may have misunderstood the question.
At 1:13pm on January 16, 2016, Sharon Maynard said…

Thank you for the tip on posting the link to my blog.I love the bags shown in your photo section!!! Learning how to make bags is on my "things to learn" list. Right  now, I'm still leaning how to cut straight lines for quilts (I'm not joking about this). I hope to sew well enough to be able to create fabric coasters for tea sets for gifts and swaps.

At 3:32pm on August 28, 2015, Leslie Hinton said…

how can we report spam/phishing

At 8:50am on August 22, 2015, Pam keith said…

Thank you Karen. I'm looking forward to expanding my knowledge and this site looks like it will help quit a bit.

At 2:34pm on August 21, 2015, Dawn Haigler said…
Thank you very much for the warm welcome. I'm looking forward to exploring & discovering all your site has to offer.
At 11:56am on August 10, 2015, Tricia Hardin said…

Will do, thank you so much!

At 9:46am on August 4, 2015, Fran Braggs said…
Thx much Karen, for the welcome!
At 8:49pm on August 3, 2015, Judy Russell said…

Thank you Karen, I've got it now. 

Karen's Videos

  • Add Videos
  • View All
 
 
 

© 2016   Created by Sara.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service