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Karen
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Organise your Sewing Machine Needles!

Free tutorial for the Organizer

(includes download to print the pages)

Free tutorial for the binder cover

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Karen commented on the blog post 'Gave the First Glenda Bag a Makeover!'
"In Chris W Designs week 75 of 'Bag Brag Tuesday'"
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Karen commented on the blog post 'I've Made Another Glenda Bag! - by Swoon Patterns'
"In week 75 of Chris W Designs 'Bag Brag Tuesday'"
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Karen commented on the blog post 'I've Made Another Glenda Bag! - by Swoon Patterns'
"Susan - I am cutting out a Rosie at the moment, and wondering which interfacing to use this time.  Are you going to share pictures of yours?"
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Karen commented on the blog post 'I've been learning about and sorting out my hand sewing needles!'
"I made myself my own Sewing Machine Needle organizer since then, and did full tutorial with all the pages to download for free to make your own.  I even did a tutorial for covering a file to keep it all in.   It's on my page if…"
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Polly commented on the blog post 'I've been learning about and sorting out my hand sewing needles!'
"The machine needle collection looks great as it is, but you also could place the plastic sleeves in a notebook binder making it portable!"
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Patricia commented on the blog post 'Gave the First Glenda Bag a Makeover!'
"I love it"
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Nancy Newman commented on the blog post 'Gave the First Glenda Bag a Makeover!'
"You'll sure make points with your Mil with this present. Good job."
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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

Gave the First Glenda Bag a Makeover!

Posted on November 15, 2014 at 4:30pm 3 Comments

I showed my mother-in-law my first…

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I've Made Another Glenda Bag! - by Swoon Patterns

Posted on November 13, 2014 at 4:00pm 4 Comments

Well I liked playing with my first Glenda so much I got straight back in the sewing room…

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My First Glenda Handbag - Pattern by Swoon Patterns

Posted on November 10, 2014 at 3:30pm 2 Comments

I've been busy looking at fabric and bag patterns recently, and have some new ones to try!  A friend of mine has wanted me to make her a bag with animal print and denim for some time and I found Velboa fabric in …

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Holiday Embroidered Fabric Gift Labels - DIY

Posted on November 2, 2014 at 4:00pm 0 Comments

The stocking advent panel includes six gift labels, and we decided to use them to for the advent calendars and stockings.  I'm adding all the details as you could skip the printed label and just make your own, cutting…

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At 5:24pm on October 22, 2014, Beverly Pugh said…

Hi Karen,

No I have not got it done. Have just had to much going on to start it. I plan on getting to it soon. I will let you know how it goes.

At 8:52am on October 17, 2014, carol leibee said…

I found my online classes -- they were through Craftsy instead of this site. Thanks for your offer!

Carol

At 3:46am on August 20, 2014, Philippa Mulcuck said…

Thank you.  I am a slow sewer so I won't be bombarding you with pictures of completed stuff lol!

At 4:37pm on August 8, 2014, Norma Jean McCoin said…

Thank you very much about the ribbon insertion lace.  Have been looking for that answer for two years and now I can shop and get some to add to great grand-daughters outfits when needed.  Again Thanks!

At 12:03pm on June 17, 2014, Margareth said…

Thanks for asking Karen! I made a second one for myself (gifted the first one) and made a few changes. I omitted one layer - it was rather hard sewing through all these layers the first time. I also sewn the front ' kangaroo' pocket shut, again one less layer!

At 10:54pm on May 17, 2014, Jean Paternoster said…

Thank you. I have just printed the instructions.

At 7:23am on May 9, 2014, Hafsa Khalid said…

Offend me?! =O Oh come on!!! I'm glad you liked my icon and wanted to use it!! =))

At 4:07pm on April 8, 2014, Beverly Pugh said…

I love your needle organizer. Have printed it now need to put it all together.

At 1:22am on March 4, 2014, Hafsa Khalid said…

Hello Karen

Thank you! Hehe, good luck for you PhD! I'm sure you'll pass with flying colors! =p

At 10:04pm on January 31, 2014, Tammy said…

Thank you Karen.  I am sure I will enjoy being in the company of people who enjoy what I do.

 
 
 

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