Dusting off the poor old blog again - it's just that Facebook and Instagram are so much quicker and easier! Anyway, I am going to try and do one blog post a week and see how I go.
As always, I have greater ambitions than I have time to sew (or cook or read). But I've done fairly well recently in making a doona cover and pillowcase for my space fixated three year old nephew. The space fabric is a gorgeous print from Prints Charming that I originally bought around 2 years ago. As it wasn't wide enough, I had to frame it with something else; in this case a solid from Spotlight. Sounds easy but there was a bit of fiddling around to get the fabric to the right size (which didn't result in an even 'frame' anyway because of the double hem at the bottom) and the sheer logistics of cutting and pinning such large pieces of material. Anyway, with the help of a neighbour's trestle table and a few applications of the seam ripper, the job was done: