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Junkaholique sheds by Decor8

Posted by Maebh Walsh on July 13, 2011
Category: DIY, Ideas, Sewing
This text is courtesy to Decor8 . I came across their blog recently and really loved it. Espacially this post about junkaholique sheds . It would be great to have a shed-workshop like that 🙂 It seems like whenever I read a success story some idea was formed in a shed or a garage. Have you noticed that? It’s a riot. From computers to candles, I imagine garages and sheds all over the world with this

Make your own one-of-a-kind full, fun, twirly skirt!

Posted by Maebh Walsh on July 13, 2011
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Category: DIY, Sewing, Tutorials
This great tutorial is courtesy to Out Of Order – Meghans style diary, budget finds, fashion fantasies, sewing projects, makings & vintage treasures website. Meghan explains  basic techniques to make your own one-of-a-kind full, fun, twirly skirts.You can also visit Megan’s Out Of Order Vintage  shop on Etsy What you’ll need: – 1 yard* fabric, pre-washed – 2/3 yard**  1½” to 3″ wide elastic – measuring tape or ruler, scissors, sewing machine, thread *In order

improvisational patchwork

Posted by Liesl Gibson on June 20, 2011
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Category: DIY, Ideas, Patterns, Sewing
I had such a great time at Denyse Schmidt's Improvisational Patchwork workshop last Saturday, I meant to take photos of her gorgeous studio. Instead, we got so busy making our blocks and discussing them and what we learned from the process that I forgot to use my camera. So I returned home mostly with photos of the quilt blocks we made.If you get a chance to take the class, it's a great experience and very

Bored with your old handbag?

Posted by Maebh Walsh on February 13, 2011
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Category: Courses
Fancy a new handbag?  Here is the answer, great fun and very affordable too! sew your own handbag Maebh Walsh has opened her own sewing school and studio “It’s Sew Easy”, in Stillorgan, in response to a huge resurgence of interest in making your own clothes, curtains and soft furnishings. This recession has inspired many of us to take out the sewing machine again, or simply to learn how to sew or mend. For more
sewing alterations course

Sewing Classess – Alterations

Posted by Maebh Walsh on February 13, 2011
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Category: Courses
It comes really handy to know a bit more about the cloath altereations – you can always wear a unique items, and you might even save money by doing the alterations yourself.   I have had dressmakers say they would rather make a garment from scratch than alter one!  I would rather alter one than make one! Bring a garment with you to work on. Some embellishment, decoration will be provided but feel free to bring