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Today I have something extra special to share with you! I'll let Karen explain......... -------------------------------------------------------------------- When I wrote "The Art of Bag Making" for Christine I showed how I like to do an outline drawing of the bag pattern. Just like the ones you get on commercial printed patterns, it helps me see the bag without the distraction of fabric. Christine thought you all might find that useful, so I am drawing outlines for her entire pattern range, which she... Read more →

Today I have another guest post from Karen to share with you! Over to you Karen: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- I love to do hand embroidery, and I have come to love free motion machine embroidery, but there is a limit to what I can use it for. Gone are the days of embroidered tablecloths, anti-macassars and handkerchiefs! I needed something more up-to-date and useful to decorate! I started by making aprons for my great nieces. I wasn’t very interested in making the... Read more →