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In 18th century Britain and France, gardens frequently featured follies – ornamental buildings resembling ancient temples, pyramids, or castles. A very fine example of these… Read More »18th Century Follies – Aesthetically Pleasing Fake Ruins
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After making a summer skirt from a lovely blue floral cotton, I only had a few smallish scraps left, less than 50cm square each. Far… Read More »How Much Fabric Do You Need to Sew a Top? Making a Top from Tiny Fabric Scraps!
The easiest way to hand-embroider a monogram! This method is also great for embroidering letters or text. Beginner-friendly, as we use the easiest stitches possible!
Recently, my very favorite pair of light wash jeans started to tear at the knee, and I was really sad. I darned it, but it… Read More »How to Mend & Save Your Favorite Pair of Jeans Using Embroidery