The Sewing Movement
May 1, 2013

A Study in Pink…

…a bit of stash busting finally finished.  I started this set way back in September last year, well that’s when I put the fabric and patterns in my organisation boxes 😉 

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April 27, 2013


Joined another two sewalongs, which I hope to actually participate in not just look at. Burda Sewalong The first one is the Burda sewalong with a couple of Bloggers from New Zealand (Yay!)  The Curious Kiwi and Kat from Modern Vintage Cupcakes.  Basically you grab a Burda magazine or two that you might have in […]

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April 21, 2013

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Just joined bloglovin, similar to Google reader which for some reason they got rid of.  I love following the blogs like this, sort of like having your own personal online magazine with articles of all the things one loves to read about 🙂  Anyway, I had to claim my blog […]

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April 20, 2013

Winter Sewing

Being Downunder, we are currently going into winter, very year the same thing happens, I know winter is coming, but it sneaks up anyway. I’m  usually left looking for our winter clothes and realise we need to replace clothes as we have outgrown them (usually the kids not me!).  Lately, however the weather here in […]

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March 21, 2013

The Historical Sew Fortnightly Challenge…

…I recently joined the Historical Sew Fortnightly Challenge hosted by Leimomi Oakes on her blog The Dreamstress and the Facebook page dedicated to the challenge.  The goal is to follow the events Leimomi posts for a fortnightly goal to make a historical article of clothing or accessory, historical being pre 1938.  I started of really […]

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January 18, 2013

Back and ready to party…

…Well ready for the new year anyway. As usual for the new year I have plenty of new years resolutions, and we have already started on the exercise getting into shape resolution, and we’ve started of well, not just saying but actually doing.  The best thing about it is that instead of just joining a […]

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January 14, 2013

Reconstructing clothes, sewing machines and other stuff…

I love the end of the year, we get to wind down, think about the holidays, stop rushing.. I also love the Christmas projects. One year along with my family, we made nearly all our Christmas presents and the wrapping, and without spending too much money it was really about recycling what we had already.  […]

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December 10, 2012

New In Store…

…Tasia from Sewaholic recently announce the Cordova Jacket: It’s a fitted, lined jacket with a flattering peplum detail and a zip front closure. This jacket bridges the gap between dressy and casual depending on the fabric selection. Princess seams make it easy to customize the fit, and the collarless neckline means it’s perfect to wear with cosy […]

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December 5, 2012

Organising the sewing room…

…Love the new sewing machine so much, makes me wonder why it took me so long to spend money on a good machine, in fact I wonder why I would bother at all with a cheap machine!   Granted $500 isn’t exactly a huge outlay, but it is a wise outlay, basically,  I have historically […]

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November 10, 2012

Sewing Machine Update…The Bernina 1130

My “New” Bernina 1130  I’m in love with a chunky little nugget, a toyboy really as he is nearly 20 years my junior!  Let me tell you my story 🙂  The Backstory I didn’t win the Bernina 1030 which went for $750 in the end, I was disappointed, but there were a few other similar […]

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