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Karen
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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)

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Malvarosa Dress (Pauline Alice)

I like reading the garment sewers blogs and looking at the Indie patterns.  When I found myself repeatedly going back and looking at Pauline Alice's "Malvarosa Dress" I decided I should really try it.  It is a loose fit dress, which means;(a) less for me to 'fit'(b) it will be…See More
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Phyllis Chambliss commented on the blog post 'Embroidered Burlap Mini Tote Bag + Appliqued Poppy'
"That's nice thanks."
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Arlene Hanna commented on the blog post 'Embroidered Burlap Mini Tote Bag + Appliqued Poppy'
"Very creative and I love the poppy too.  Nice work."
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Beverly Jane commented on the blog post 'Embroidered Burlap Mini Tote Bag + Appliqued Poppy'
"This is really very nice.  I would love to be clever enough to do it also."
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Embroidered Burlap Mini Tote Bag + Appliqued Poppy

 I had a request to make a little mini-tote in jute (a.k.a. hessian/burlap) or oilcloth, and decided to try it out with some jute first, then write and attach the instructions in case you wanted to make one too!  …See More
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Tricia Hardin left a comment for Karen
"Thank you, Karen. I've been a lurking member for a few years, but just created a profile last night. I tried to upload photos of my work, but couldn't figure it out b4 bedtime. I will give it another shot asap, but heading off to work for…"
May 18
Brenda J. Moore commented on the blog post 'Laundry Hamper Makeover!'
"Very fresh and pretty.  Good for you!"
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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

Malvarosa Dress (Pauline Alice)

Posted on May 25, 2015 at 10:23am 0 Comments

I like reading the garment sewers blogs and looking at the Indie patterns.  When I found myself repeatedly going back and looking at …

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Embroidered Burlap Mini Tote Bag + Appliqued Poppy

Posted on May 19, 2015 at 5:00pm 3 Comments

 

I had a request to make a little mini-tote in jute (a.k.a. hessian/burlap) or oilcloth, and decided to try it out with some…

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Laundry Hamper Makeover!

Posted on May 10, 2015 at 11:30am 4 Comments

One of my nieces asked if I could recover her old Laundry Bin for her.  She had removed the old tatty one and was left with a wooden frame with flimsy balsa wood…

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Join the Irregulars, Become an Occasional Blogger!

Posted on April 28, 2015 at 2:30am 2 Comments

"What are the Irregulars?" I hear you ask. Well, it's someone who likes to post the occasional blog, without having to commit to a regular one, because I read this article...

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At 9:05am on May 18, 2015, Tricia Hardin said…

Thank you, Karen. I've been a lurking member for a few years, but just created a profile last night. I tried to upload photos of my work, but couldn't figure it out b4 bedtime. I will give it another shot asap, but heading off to work for now - have a wonderful day!

At 8:18pm on May 8, 2015, Carol A Balchin said…

thank you for the Welcome, Karen.    I really like your sire.  the summer is coming on Fast which means we will be gone RVing to visit family and friends. but in between I will keep checking your site and will contribute if I can.  hugs, Carol Balchin

At 5:29pm on May 1, 2015, Ginger Hardin said…

Thank you!! Having fun looking around in, checking it all out. Ginger

At 1:22pm on April 29, 2015, christine porter said…
Thank you Karen!!
At 1:24am on April 26, 2015, Brenda Garner said…
I sure will. I am going to start sorting everything out in in my sewing room and put things together.
Brenda
At 5:50pm on April 24, 2015, Dorcas Colon said…

Thank you! I do love to browse here and see all the wonderful projects.

At 4:15pm on April 24, 2015, HEATHER R BRUINS said…

Thanks Karen.. Checking it all out

At 12:19am on April 24, 2015, Brenda Garner said…
Love the sewing needle organizer. Going to do that. I have them all over the sewing room.
At 12:15am on April 24, 2015, Brenda Garner said…
Thank you. I am just learning how to work my way around all these wonderful things.
Brenda
At 11:06pm on April 14, 2015, Brenda Garner said…

Thank you Karen. I am going to enjoy watching this website. Learning new ideas. I taught myself years ago. I love learning new things from anyone.

Brenda

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