Posts filed under Sewing

October 12, 2010

Another thing knocked off…

Well thats another thing knocked off the newborn sewing list. I’ve just finished making 15 burp cloths although I know I will probably need more, I’m going to wait and see. I’ve just cut out panels of terry towelling and cotton fabric (18 inches x 8 inches approx.) and overlocked them together. I was going […]

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October 6, 2010

Sew…

So what does 3 metres of Lemon 20 Denier Nylon, 2 metres of FOE (fold over elastic) and 8 different flat fats mean? It means a petticoat made for my mother who is a rock and roll dancer to go with her new circle skirt that is currently being stewed upon, the elastic to to […]

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October 5, 2010

Buttercup bag Pattern – Made by Rae

So if your interested in doing some sewing but not on a huge project and you feel the need for a new bag, this is a great start. This wonderful Buttercup Bag pattern has been made free by the creator Made by Rae. I have made a couple of these bags and recieved nothing but […]

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October 4, 2010

MCN’s and where to get them

If you are in Australia and are interested in using Modern Cloth Nappies instead of disposables, head over to this site and be prepared to learn some things http://nappynetwork.org.au/ Team it up with the New Zealand website which is where I obtained a lot of free patterns to use http://www.thenappynetwork.org.nz (I linked directly to the […]

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October 3, 2010

MCN’s

So another thing that I have taken to making for when our little one arrives is MCN’s or modern cloth nappies. The ones that I have made are called AIO’s (all in ones) which means that they act exactly like a disposable diaper but which is reusable which is much better for our environment and […]

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