21 September, 2014

  • 01:22 AM

    shibz added the project called Simplicity 1873 in gingham

    Project Runway do make some fabulous patterns, and Simplicity 1873 is one which has spawned consistently perfect iterations. This yellow gingham doona cover was just right for the pattern. Unfortun…

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5 August, 2014

2 August, 2014

25 June, 2014

22 June, 2014

  • 01:58 AM

    shibz added the project called Flanny PJs

    “Girls, girls, girls. You’re both such lovely girls. You’ll be sharing sugar in no time. Don’t fight. And if you do, fight nice…with pillows… and jim-jams.”

    As the nights got cooler, it was …

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16 June, 2014

15 June, 2014

  • 03:28 AM

    shibz added the project called Salmon Maxi Skirt

    I used the waistband from Simplicity 2698, which I have used before, and drafted a half-circle maxi skirt to match. The waistband has had a bit taken off the front as I made it a bit too wide last …

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23 May, 2014

22 May, 2014

21 May, 2014

  • 03:22 AM

    shibz added the project called Traveller Dress (Simplicity 2246)

    Lisette’s Traveller Dress (Simplicity 2246) is my dream dress pattern – a collared shirtdress with a gathered skirt, not-too-fitted bodice and cute little cuffed sleeves. I knew when I found this …

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16 May, 2014

15 May, 2014

  • 03:17 AM

    shibz added the project called Produce Bags

    Cut from old net curtains, 36W x 40cmH (folded). Sewn with a 2cm turnover and threaded through with cotton yarn. Aiming to reduce our huge plastic fruit and veg bag collection!

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14 May, 2014

30 April, 2014

  • 07:30 AM

    shibz commented on the project La sureau des lilas

    So beautiful!

  • 07:30 AM

    shibz commented on the project my sporty dress

    What a great pattern! And you made it up really well :)

  • 07:24 AM

    shibz added the project called The Sofa Skirt

    So named as the fabric looks like it belongs on a sofa. I chose skirt J with its smaller pleats and less volume than the other skirt variations, but like all of them it has slash pockets; and yoke …

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29 April, 2014

  • 07:35 AM

    shibz added the project called Tartan PJ Pants

    Is anyone else as enamoured with Peter Alexander sleepwear as I am? Their designs are fabulous and made with the softest of cottons and silks. So when I was in need of some flanny PJ pants for the …

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  • 03:00 AM

    shibz added the project called Sausage dog bed

    Started years ago from a tutorial which is long gone. I stopped when I realised that our naughty dog can’t be near a bed without pissing on it and tearing it to shreds! I stuffed and finished it wi…

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6 April, 2014

  • 07:37 AM

    shibz commented on the project Hankies galore!

    I know how you feel! But it was the only way to do the corners without any raw edges peeking out….