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A Quick Teaser

February 9, 2019 — 9 Comments

So, in November last year, I stumbled across an awesome product that folks with electronic cutting machines, and perhaps others, are going to LOVE – especially if you want to make wallets or handbags.

I, therefore, set to work testing it with a simple project that I made in Canvas Workspace, cut on my Scan N Cut, hand stitched together and am pleased to be able to share those results …

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As you may have discovered a long time ago I have been a big fan of patchwork and quilting – despite it not making a huge dent in this blog. Indeed, I even wrote a whole blog post about some of the shows that I had worked on at Create and Craft TV back in 2013.

Well, the possibilities with online learning have moved on quickly since then and therefore I was super excited to receive a special invite to check out Jennie Rayment’s new course that has recently been released via Craft Academy.

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I am very pleased to announce the next confirmed venue/location for an All Counties Craft Challenge group workshops.

This time it is for Abakhan Fabrics in Mostyn, Flintshire! :)

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Been a tad busy designing of late so just thought I’d let you all know what’s been going on at the shop.

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Hi All :)

Sometime ago I gave you a rough overview on how to make a simple tote bag. Before this I was on TV promoting sewing machines and a booklet that I had created to show how to make five different handbag styles.

I have decided to offer up the digital print-at-home version of that booklet for sale via the shop for £2

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Fabric Friday hasn’t been around for a while but I’m pleased to say that I’ve literally been doing nothing else but see for two days … progress at last!!

I therefore thought that it would be nice to remind you (and me) of projects that I need to finish and those that I am about to embark upon.

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Hello and welcome to another Fabric Friday. This week I thought that I would try something different and see if anyone would like to take part in a sort of a sew-along with me.

I recently purchased a jelly roll and thought that I would create a simple foundation paper piecing pattern that we can all have a go at – and hopefully I will be able to share my finished piece, along side yours in a future Fabric Friday post.

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