Monthly Archives: January 2013

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Cork board makeovers!

Whilst recently working at a local theatre, the dressing rooms were being renovated and re-painted. The small cork boards on each door for posting messages and labelling each with the names of actors were being replaced with new ones. The … Read More

The Wedding Quilt

The Wedding Quilt

  In the summer of 2011 my Mom married a man she had been with for 15 years. If you ask me, that’s real commitment! I had thought about doing some quilting – just to try it out, and had always … Read More

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Vintage Embroidery Patterns!

In recent months I have acquired a small but growing collection of vintage patterns. I haven’t experimented with them yet, but here are some fun hot iron transfer embroidery patterns I came across. They were separated from their envelopes in most … Read More

Plugging away…

The sewing room overhaul. It seems like I do this once a year. Why? When we moved in the summer, it was in the midst of stage managing a fringe show. We ended up renting 2 apartments for the month … Read More

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Projects of 2012: Sewing

There were fewer sewing related projects this year as compared to others. I was doing more stage management and lots of new apartment fixing, cleaning and organizing. Here are the hightlights:     Plan for 2013 is to work on … Read More

a stocking for my niece!

xmas projects 2012

  Yes, I know it’s nearly February, but now that I’ve finally set up the new site, I am planning to bash out a bunch of posts at once. In past years I have gone all out to make handmade … Read More

Mini Schiaparelli Bow Knot Sweater

The Mini Schiaparelli Sweater

This year I became an Auntie again – this time it was a niece! Now I have one of each…   I’ve made it my goal since she is a) girl and b) born on Valentines Day to avoid giving … Read More

A New Start

Hello world, This is the new home of my (mostly) seamstress adventures and paid gigs. Some of you may know my work under my previous entity of Punk Faerie Productions. My work will continue to be varied including custom made … Read More