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aneela
Fabric designer for Cloud 9 fabrics
Interests: Fabric designer, pattern writer, quilter
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The wonderful Amista Baker has been busy organizing a fun online swap based on my new book. The #stitchandsewswap is perfect for anyone who enjoys sewing, swapping and online camaraderie. The event starts today and you can find out more... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2018 at comfortstitching
Hi Bunny, yes, Aurifloss by Aurifil has been my preferred thread for a few years now. The spools last for ages and the colors are incredible. I hope you give them a try :)
Toggle Commented Jul 2, 2018 on stitch into summer at comfortstitching
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Something I've noticed myself and others doing more of these last couple of years is handwork. This can take many forms including embroidery, applique, english paper piecing and more. One of the biggest benefits of handwork is the ease of... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2018 at comfortstitching
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I'd like to share a closer look at some of the projects and thinking behind my new book Stitch And Sew. My original idea was that the book should include fresh, modern looking designs that had a grown up appeal.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2018 at comfortstitching
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I have something new to show you today. For the past couple of years, I've been busy working on my third book and I'm exciting to share the details with you. This book combines my love of both sewing pouches... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2018 at comfortstitching
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I am very pleased to be able to offer a new sewing class. This will take place on Saturday 20th of October this year at a location in Berkshire. I will be teaching my Booklet Pouch pattern in the large... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2018 at comfortstitching
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I have a new pattern release to share with you today. This one is called the Booklet Pouch. It came into being last year when I was realised that I seemed to be using numerous different vinyl pouches of mine... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2018 at comfortstitching
Hi Darnell, The interfacing I use is either Pellon 72F or Fast2Fuse heavyweight by C&T Publishing. Both of these interfacings are heavyweight and double sided fusible.
Toggle Commented Feb 1, 2018 on Foxglove nesting boxes at comfortstitching
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I recently made up a few new samples of my All In One Box Pouch pattern. This one has always been one of my best selling patterns, since I launched it three years ago. I've been getting a few requests... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2018 at comfortstitching
Hi Linda, I just replied to you by email.
Toggle Commented Jan 21, 2018 on Inside-Outside Pouch at comfortstitching
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I'm kicking off the New Year with a brand new pattern release. This one is called the Inside-Outside Pouch and it comes with a very roomy box-shaped interior AND two super useful vinyl exterior pockets. This means that you can... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2018 at comfortstitching
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It's that time of year again. I'll be running a black friday sale on all PDF patterns in my shop today. You can get 20% off your purchase by entering the code BLOG20 at checkout. Patterns shown in this post... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2017 at comfortstitching
Hi Debbie, I just emailed you :)
Toggle Commented Oct 23, 2017 on boxy clear pouch at comfortstitching
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The Stitched Sewing Organizers Sewalong starts today! This is a new sewalong based on my book and you can take part in as many weeks as you like or complete all of the projects. It is entirely up to you.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2017 at comfortstitching
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I added a new addition to my paper pattern selection this week - the Boxy Clear Pouch. I had several requests as soon as I released the PDF version. The new pouch design seems to have gone down very well... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2017 at comfortstitching
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My friend Pennie has been busy organizing a brand new sew along based on my book Stitched Sewing Organizers. The event will take place over on Instagram starting on October the 9th and will end in February. There are a... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2017 at comfortstitching
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Today I'm introducing my newest pattern, the Boxy Clear Pouch. The pattern comes with instructions for two handy sizes. It features a see through pouch front and a sturdy box shaped base. This makes it a great storage pouch for... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2017 at comfortstitching
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The good thing about writing patterns and books is that I no longer have to try and remember how I made a particular project if I want to remake it later. Previously, I would scribble down notes and measurements in... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2017 at comfortstitching
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Summer has flown by and I'm looking forward to settling down with a few new projects to try. If you feel likewise, you may wish to know that I'm offering 25% off all PDF patterns over in my pattern shop.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2017 at comfortstitching
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Finally, the paper patterns for my Open-Out Box Pouch are here! I've been getting a good response with my first paper pattern for the Zip-Up Tray Pouch and thought I should offer another option. The paper versions make life easier... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2017 at comfortstitching
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I've been working away on a couple of new embroidery pieces in the evenings. It's been relaxing just stitching simple stitches without over thinking things, I always enjoy mindless stitching the best. Daytime activity has been more than stressful lately... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2017 at comfortstitching
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I sewed up a new version of one of my book projects over the weekend - the Needlebook Plus. I really wanted to do some quick and easy sewing and this little number fitted the bill perfectly. I've recently started... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2017 at comfortstitching
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My new fabric line Stay Gold has been steadily arriving in stores these past few weeks. I've tried to create a modern prairie style with the prints and you will find it a fun line to use for making quilts,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2017 at comfortstitching
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I wanted to share just one of the projects from my new book Stitched Sewing Organizers with you. The Triple Pouch is one of the projects I was most excited to share in the book. It's a super useful pouch... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2017 at comfortstitching
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Finally!! My new book Stitched Sewing Organizers is now shipping to stores :) This book is full of sewing projects to use up your stash and organize your sewing room! Learn to install zippers, sew with vinyl and how to... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2017 at comfortstitching