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English - Patchwork, Sewing, Quilting
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PennyDog · 1W ago

A Finish: Connecting 4

Sigh. I missed the Finish Along link up again because I’ve been busy at work (this is a good thing but it means I’ve been going to bed earlier), have been teaching and trying to get on top o...
PennyDog · 4W ago

This weekend I will be mostly…

This quilt needs finishing in the next 5 days and getting in the post with the Thumbtacks quilt for magazine deadlines. Every weekday I do a little bit more, so maybe it will be a flimsy by ...
PennyDog · 1M ago

A Finish : Thumbtacks

… Because the British term “Drawing Pins” doesn’t really work as a title I don’t think! Here it is… I made it using a semi-stack and whack technique, because I realised that triangles really...
PennyDog · 1M ago

New pattern available!

I’ve recently published the Pancakes pattern over on Craftsy. If you’re interested, it is $6USD. This marks the start of me trying to put myself out there more! 🙂
PennyDog · 1M ago

Hank also shares the space

Remember this post where I gave my husband a painting nook in my sewing room? Well now the dog has got involved. He had been digging in the other cupboard to find a cosy corner to lay in (wh...
PennyDog · 1M ago

It’s a Scraptastic Tuesday!

I made progress on an old WIP I’ve not touched in a year- YEAH! My scrappy log cabin quilt needed 64 blocks to be completed and I had made 46 of them and stopped, packed up and moved country...
PennyDog · 1M ago

Oh yeah remember this?

So I had this list at the start of the year… And things have taken a longer time, with different order and approach, so it looks like this now: I have however nearly finished a quilt for a m...
PennyDog · 1M ago

A Finish – the yellow dress

I find it difficult to be completely satisfied with garment making but I refuse to make a muslin because of the extra time and money; maybe I need to decide which is most important! So this ...
PennyDog · 1M ago

Mini Tutorial: Starch substitute for 37.5c!

I have a mini tutorial for you today on how to make your own starch substitute – like Best Press or Flatter for a few cents. The credit for this idea shouldn’t go to me though, I was told ab...
PennyDog · 1M ago

Sewing every spare second

Over the weekend I continued where I left off on the last post. I decided to put my yellow dress together first. I got quite far… And then got angry, frustrated and sweary. I tore the zip ou...