I had found the website and as the town is on our shirt list of places we would like to move to if this house sells, I thought I ought to check it out.
You know the thing- arm half way up my back and a press gang behind me. LOL
So come inside- wool galore, classes are taught here
A little bit of everything pattern books, embroidery thread, cotton reels,
fabrics and notions.
All in all a good little shop with just enough fabric in to keep a quilter occupied.
There is some progress on the North Pole quilt. Welcome to the North Pole.
I have made a tunic top/ short dress from the Kaffe Fassett “Millefiore” fabric I bought at the quilt show.
Isn’t it a dreamy design?
I played a lot with the hem before deciding on using a bias trim on the inside. It was overlocked to prevent fraying before this was added.
The lining is a bit of Egyptian cotton left over from the borders of Daughter’s uni quilt.
I hand sewed the bottom edge where it met the skirt. This seam was sewn, overlocked and then hidden inside the tunic.
The neck and arm holes are top stitched. This was so much fun as I rarely design my own patterns and make clothes.
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