Archive for February, 2013


Vintage News!

I recently acquired a vintage Jones sewing machine, although without the ‘J’, so technically it’s a Ones sewing machine. I found in the box a copy of The Whitehaven News from Thurday March 17th, 1975. It’s only a tenuous link to sewing but was pretty interesting to read so here are some snippets of what was happening in Whitehaven on […]


Patchwork Quilt!!

This is a gorgeous patchwork quilt that Stella has made for her granddaughter  Isn’t it just fab. She not only knits and sews but also spins her own wool, multi-talented gal! She’s a regular at the workshop, both at sewing and knitting groups, and using the sewing cafe and has made some lovely things, but this is one […]