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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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Patricia A Jones-Brown commented on the blog post 'Floral Applique Cushions'
"Looks wonderful and I'm sure-----A labor of love for your MIL"
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Floral Applique Cushions

Raw edge applique to put the new florist's logo on some cushions.Blogged here http://sew-whats-new.com/profiles/blogs/flowers-at-the-forge-cushion…
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Floral Applique Cushions

Raw edge applique to put the new florist's logo on some cushions.Blogged here http://sew-whats-new.com/profiles/blogs/flowers-at-the-forge-cushion…
Friday
A blog post by Karen was featured

Floral Applique Cushions

A new florist opened up locally (Flowers at the Forge ) and supplied a lovely basket arrangement for MIL's Mother's Day present.  We got talking and I showed her pictures of the cushions I had made for MIL's birthday and the ones I had done for…See More
Friday
Karen posted a blog post

Floral Applique Cushions

A new florist opened up locally (Flowers at the Forge ) and supplied a lovely basket arrangement for MIL's Mother's Day present.  We got talking and I showed her pictures of the cushions I had made for MIL's birthday and the ones I had done for…See More
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Apr 11
A photo by Karen was featured

Tiger Lily Appliqued and Embroidered Cushion for 2017

Appliqued and embroidered cushion with gathered frill trim for my mother-in-law in 2017.Blogged here:…
Apr 11

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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

Floral Applique Cushions

Posted on April 20, 2017 at 6:00pm 1 Comment

A new florist opened up locally (Flowers at the Forge ) and supplied a lovely basket arrangement for MIL's Mother's Day present.  We got talking and I showed her…

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Tiger Lily Appliqued Cushion Cover - Embroidery, Patchwork, and the Frill of Gathering!

Posted on April 9, 2017 at 6:30pm 1 Comment

For the last couple of years I have made an embroidered cushion for my MIL's birthday present. The first one was a pattern I bought from bustleandsew.com but had problems with the sizing both the pattern and…

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At 2:41am on August 24, 2016, Geraldine Young said…

Merci Karen, my French is far from perfect! Thanks for the welcome and looking forward to learning a lot more from peeps on the site!!

At 9:03am on July 6, 2016, Crystal Fritts said…

I did use the link, that is where I got my pattern from, but I did not see on there anywhere about how much material to use. Thank you so much!

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!

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