Christmas gifts and my #stitchingsanta

You may (or may not) have noticed that I went quiet for a little while on my blog during October and November. This was because I was sewing some Christmas and birthday gifts and felt I wasn’t really in a position to share them all. The gifts have been received now so I can write about them…

First up…. I made some Christmas stockings for my friend and her family. Continue reading

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#stitchingsanta 2015

Happy Christmas everyone!

For the second year running I signed up for #stitchingsanta, this time organised by Sheila from Sewchet. Thanks Sheila! It’s been fantastic – definitely sign me up for next year!

My own parcel arrived on Tuesday and one look at the sender’s postcode told me instantly who it was from! Thanks so much Thimberlina! Everything is wonderful! The parcel went straight under the tree ready for Christmas day. Continue reading

Simple Sews Sequin Sophia

I must confess that I completed this top some time ago but I’ve been having a right going-on trying to get half decent photos.  However, today it was sunny and warm (It’s December!!!) so I took the opportunity to get some location shots. Here I am on the Spa footbridge in Scarborough overlooking South Bay.

scarboroughsequins

It still doesn’t show the top particularly well. This is one example of clothing that looks better in artificial light it turns out. Continue reading

#stitchingsanta and my trip to Harrogate

Hello! Thought I’d let you know that I’m still alive. It’s a little inexcusable that I haven’t posted for about two months but I can assure you I have been very busy, mostly with work. I’ve also been doing a fair amount of sewing but this has been for Christmas presents so have been unable to blog about them (for now). I have also jumped on the sequin bandwagon and have finished a Simple Sews Sophia top Continue reading