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It’s All in the Bag

June 24, 2017

On the last overseas trip I took to Israel eighteen months ago, I made a pledge to myself that I must travel lighter. You would think that I would have learned by now. Memories of traipsing around the U.K. with a suitcase that no one else wanted to lift, as well as a good sized […]

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To zip or not to zip?

May 10, 2017

Above picture: The finished cushion covers waiting to be stuffed with inners. I’ve been on a bit of a sewing mission making cushions for my sister. She sent me a box full of gorgeous fabrics which she had bought locally and pretty much left me tondo what I do best with them. I have made […]

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Breathing new life into old shoes

May 2, 2017

A couple of years ago I broke away from always wearing black boots in the winter, and I invested in a bright teal green pair, which were super comfy and got plenty of wear. I guess they also made a colour statement, but they matched or contrasted well with the other colours I wore, and […]

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The Eye of a Needle, Sewing Shop Taupo, Fabric Shop, Sewing Supplies

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To market… to market…

April 16, 2017

So… for the past couple of weeks we have been preparing to finish off a whole heap of projects which we were hoping to sell at the Tamahere Market, 10 minutes south of Hamilton city. The market is held on the St Stephen’s Church grounds on the third Saturday of each month. We had checked […]

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