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November 2013

TaaaDaa! My New ZOJE 628! OHhhhh....How I LOVE my new Zoje 628! I can say that NOW but let me tell you the first few days of getting to know this beast had us almost on the path to mutal SEPERATION! LOLLLLLLLL Let me start at the beginning! OK....so you already know I sew bags.....and as you also know, bags have many layers and often many thicknesses. Yes....my domestic pfaff handles the job OK BUT.....ahhh yes..there are times when it... Read more →


Welcome to the twenty seventh week of the Bag Brag Tuesday Linking Party! The place to share your bag making endeavours! New or old - if you feel it is worth bragging about, please share it here! :) So just what IS a linking party? Well a linking party is a super FUN way to meet new friends, find inspiration and show off your own FAB creations! I subscribe to a linking service. This provides the ability for anyone to... Read more →


Today we have a sewist who's blog will have you LOST in cyberspace for HOURS so make sure you have a nice hot cuppa (and maybe a flask for later on! LOL) and a handful of snacks at your table before you start! LOLLL So I won't waste any of your time and let you get straight to it....Over to you Abby: When did you start to sew? It feels like I’ve been sewing forever! I was probably 8 or... Read more →


Welcome to the twenty sixth week of the Bag Brag Tuesday Linking Party! The place to share your bag making endeavours! New or old - if you feel it is worth bragging about, please share it here! :) So just what IS a linking party? Well a linking party is a super FUN way to meet new friends, find inspiration and show off your own FAB creations! I subscribe to a linking service. This provides the ability for anyone to... Read more →


Welcome to the twenty fifth week of the Bag Brag Tuesday Linking Party! The place to share your bag making endeavours! New or old - if you feel it is worth bragging about, please share it here! :) So just what IS a linking party? Well a linking party is a super FUN way to meet new friends, find inspiration and show off your own FAB creations! I subscribe to a linking service. This provides the ability for anyone to... Read more →


I first 'met' this sewist when she contacted me to ask for my permission to use my free Coco pattern to make an entry for the 2012 Hoffman Challenge.... Oh how THRILLED I was that she she ask and yes of course....I said YES! The rest is history....we have been chatting on and off ever since! (But at least NOW I know what she looks like! LOL) So today I would like to introduce you to Lorraine: When did you... Read more →


Welcome to the twenty fourth week of the Bag Brag Tuesday Linking Party! The place to share your bag making endeavours! New or old - if you feel it is worth bragging about, please share it here! :) So just what IS a linking party? Well a linking party is a super FUN way to meet new friends, find inspiration and show off your own FAB creations! I subscribe to a linking service. This provides the ability for anyone to... Read more →


One of my hubbys oft used sayings to me is "Zippit".....but he isn't referring to the zippers on my bags! It is his ever so nice way (NOT!) of telling me to shut up when I yak too much! (ME? YAK too much?? NEVER!) BUT....today I don't want to talk about my hubby....anyone else's hubby or indeed my gum flapping abillities!....Lets talk ZIPPERS instead! Since I live out in the country, it just isn't practical for me to rush off... Read more →