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24 August, 2014

  • 03:04 PM

    LizDN9 added the project called Stuffed floor cushion

    Another floor cushion I have made for a family member, you stuff the cushion with a single duvet/ blankets, perfect way to store those extra winter layers, and the mean time you have a large squash…

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  • 03:00 PM

    LizDN9 added the project called Stipey cropped top

    I found this fabric in my local store which gets end of lines from large retailers, this is a crinkled silk fabric. I made a simple top, from a self drafted pattern from another old top I have, a d…

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13 August, 2014

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10 August, 2014

  • 07:35 PM

    LizDN9 added the project called Restyled Linen Shorts

    I was gifted some 3/4 length linen bottoms which we a tad on the large size for me, but I love linen and am short on shorts, so a re-fashion of these was due!

    You can see in the pictures that I …

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2 August, 2014

  • 01:40 PM

    LizDN9 commented on the project Rosette Cushion

    Sort of, inspired by one I saw in a book I which explained how to make a rosette but then applied…


29 July, 2014

  • 12:50 AM

    LizDN9 commented on the project Beachy cushion

    I stitched it with the machine…but don’t be fooled. I stitched it with matching thread, which y…


28 July, 2014

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8 June, 2014

6 June, 2014

  • 12:04 PM

    LizDN9 commented on the project Bow-Clutch

    Thanks, this is a quick project to make, I feel the need to make many in lots of different prints!


5 June, 2014

2 June, 2014

  • 09:57 AM

    LizDN9 added the project called Floor Cushion/ Blanket storage

    A slouchy floor cushion but it is cleverly stuffed with a spare single duvet and a crocheted blanket, which you can take out and use on chilly nights!

    I used coordinating fabric which were left …

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1 June, 2014

  • 06:15 PM

    LizDN9 added the project called Spotty Peg Bag

    Peg Bag made by my own pattern, with fabric left over from the basket liner I made. I ended up with the hole a bit too big so added a ruffle into the gap.

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  • 04:04 PM

    LizDN9 commented on project intructions for Pattern

    Thanks, if I were to self critique I would make the handle strap a couple of centimetres thinner,…


31 May, 2014

  • 11:02 PM

    LizDN9 added the project called The Sorbetto Top

    A free pattern from Colette Patterns to make this basic cotton vest.

    The pattern bias binds all the edges, but I added full seam allowances and used french seams in the sides so I had no raw edg…

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  • 10:38 PM

    LizDN9 added the project called Nautical Stripes Bag

    A kind of slouch bag, fully lined, pattern drafted by myself.

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28 May, 2014

  • 08:59 PM

    LizDN9 commented on the project Raglan Sleeve Swing Top

    I love this top….shame I am not as skinny as you… I think you will figure out pattern grading…


27 May, 2014

  • 06:59 PM

    LizDN9 added the project called Tribal print top

    My first ever attempt at making clothing, with input from my Mum. I was given the fabric from one of my Mum’s friends, and I drafted the pattern from an old top I had. Mum helped me to make it fit …

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26 May, 2014

24 May, 2014

  • 09:47 PM

    LizDN9 added the project called Bed sheet tab top curtains

    I moved into my house in November, but crisis….we had everything for the bedroom, except for the curtains, and I refused to buy some which did not properly suit what I wanted (I still haven’t fou…

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  • 08:32 PM

    LizDN9 added the project called Re-vamped Deckchairs

    My grandma and grandad gave me these two old deckchairs, the previous fabric was rotten and falling off. Courtesy of “Deckchair Stripes” I ordered some new fabric. You can either sew the fabric ove…

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  • 08:13 PM

    LizDN9 added the project called No Sew Raggy Rug

    Use up scraps of jersey fabric or find a use for your old t shirts.

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  • 08:05 PM

    LizDN9 added the project called Bolster Cushions

    Simple bolster cushions. All you need to do is cut 2 circles the same diameter as your bolster cushion end (plus seam allowance), and then a rectangle of fabric, the length and circumference of the…

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  • 08:00 PM

    LizDN9 added the project called Mitred Edge cushion

    A mitred edge cushion which took me a while to get my head around. If I made it again I would make the mitred edge wider because I think this would make it easier to sew in, but I am still learning…

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