Problem Patterns OR Pattern Problems

Lordie, lordie who knows.  Until GB Sewing Bee I was happily a closet haberdashery collector, grabber, hoarder.

Many goodies hidden in my knicker drawer, bottom of wardrobe in brown paper bags and even the loft! Then everyone started talking about sewing and before I knew it I had been OUTED by one I should have been able to trust ….. Daughter (the nosie one who knows where everything is in our house).

Oh Mum has one of them, a bag of those, a loft full of them so I’ve had to come clean.

Who says it’s a problem? Not me, I have lovliness stashed everywhere, really everywhere to the point I don’t actually know what I’ve got. It’s just a phase …40 years worth yes but NO not an addiction.

Oh, oh, oh did I show you what I bought yesterday for 50p each? NO!  How remiss of me, will post here …… a gal can never have too many patterns even if they don’t pertain to one’s life right now …. you never know :0)


4 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. CurlsnSkirls
    Aug 10, 2013 @ 05:37:06

    Lovely Secret Swap Partner, does this luscious red cotton fabric do well being washed in cold water? Bung it in the dryer on low. or hang dry? Am thinking of ways to use it and want lining’s care to match.
    Thank you!
    X D’el


    • oursewingpatch
      Aug 11, 2013 @ 15:34:11

      I’m with you D’el, go for a very cool wash and either low tumble dry or line dry I’d say. Although it has loads of cotton in it, it is a specially fine needlecord. Can’t wait to see what you use it for but if like me, many many projects on the go. Am prepping blog, sooooo much to chats about this week and a definate over kill of pictures….. dig in for the longhaul when I finally finish it Samantha xx


      • CurlsnSkirls
        Aug 11, 2013 @ 17:48:14

        Samantha, thanks for the reply! Land of Goshen, but you had a terrific day yesterday! Cannot wait to see all the photos, and am bookmarking – no, printing out – your post to jump-start me when me spirit flags. No such glorious finds in my neck of the woods. Drat. xx

      • CurlsnSkirls
        Aug 12, 2013 @ 02:24:27

        cool gentle wash & dry worked great – almost no wrinkling!

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