Archive for “February, 2010”

On this page the following entries were made in the “February, 2010” time-frame.

Stash Buster!

Posted February 28th, 2010 by candi

As I alluded in my previous post, much of my fabric stash is from my mum. A lot of it is on the daggy 80s spectrum, but there are quite a few nice fabrics in there too. With Willow’s help (for about 3 minutes until she got bored) I filled up a green shopping bag [...]

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Felt Sushi

Posted February 28th, 2010 by candi

I am always nervous about giving something I’ve made as a gift. In the past they haven’t been appreciated, but I’ve made 3 sets of bags and aprons for Willow’s recent birthday parties. I’ve included something with each of them and this time I made some felt sushi. I’d never made any before, so I [...]

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Wordy Weekend

Posted February 27th, 2010 by candi

Last night we went to a Parents and Friends BBQ at school. Dexie was tired and grumpy, so I didn’t think we’d last long, but A distracted him. It was a fantastic night – all Junior families were invited, so I had a chance to speak to parents at different stages of their child’s schooling. [...]

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I hate comment spam

Posted February 25th, 2010 by candi

I just spent 10 minutes deleting spam comments. I could have been sewing! Well, I have been sewing – I finished this sweet little dress for Willow. Dexie had to get in on the action. Front detail. Back detail – I deviated from the pattern a bit! I rarely follow instructions to the letter. The [...]

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Birthdays galore!

Posted February 21st, 2010 by candi

Willow had her birthday party last weekend – these are the photos. I’ve cropped them to remove other people’s children. The cake! It took me about 4 hours in total to decorate, from making the little fondant flowers to the butter cream icing. Dexie enjoying some cake! Willow blowing out the candle. We had another [...]

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More made its.

Posted February 21st, 2010 by candi

Willow’s birthday cake A scarf I’m working on. I know it looks strange, but I’ll post the photos when I’ve finished! It is a melange of fabric and ribbons sewn to some water soluble stabiliser. The idea is to sew back and forth, up and down, then put the scarf in water and the backing [...]

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