Keeping myself busy…

Construction, Uncategorized

After moving, and half being able to unpack and half not, I kept myself busy still with little home improvement projects and tasks for family members.

There was a lot of moving sewing machines around and going back and forth between rooms…but that was part of the fun!

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Firstly, accompanied by Bake Off!, I constructed these adorable advent stockings (a little early you may say!) and attached them to a festive ribbon to brighten up the walls at Christmas – now we can do personalise chocolates to count down to the festivities!

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More home improvements…in my boyfriends collection of prized possessions are some basketball scarves and he really wanted them to be turned into some sort of decoration for the flat. So I didn’t want to start cutting the beautiful items up, so I simply ladder stitched them together to form a throw for the sofa! Now everyone can appreciate them!

Finally, the new addition to my sewing family is my overlocker! And I am totally in love!

I was tasked with the project of taking in a dress…a jersey dress…but this wonderful piece of equipment made it easy! Felt very professional and feel I have conquered my fear of not being able to thread a serger, etc! Love it!

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