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About Me

I’m Jess Abbott, the Sewing Rabbit. Growing up my nickname was Jessica Rabbit. Little did I know that when I met my husband, my name would literally become Jessica R. Abbott, and the Sewing Rabbit was born. What makes The Sewing Rabbit blog different from other sewing blogs? The Sewing Rabbit blog is comprised of a team of sewing creatives, that strive to bring fresh content weekly. Furthermore, our aim is to truly make the Sewing Rabbit a community of teaching, encouraging, and bringing forth new ideas and concepts.

We try hard to always keep the blog fresh, fun, and exciting – so that every time you return you will find something new! After an incredible year with the 2013 Sewing Rabbit Team, it was hard saying good-bye. Keep reading below to learn a little bit about the Sewing Rabbit herself… Click HERE to see the Full Sewing Rabbit MEDIA KIT. A little bit about The Sewing Rabbit herself… BillieBee's Blog. Becca making faces. Craft DIY Projects, Patterns, How-tos, Fashion, Recipes @ - Felting, Sewing, Knitting, Crocheting, Home & More. CRAFTY STORAGE. Creations by Kara. - A Community for Crafts and DIY Projects with Free Craft Ideas, Inspiration, Advice and More.

Crochet. This cushion has been such a happy project to work on, a quick and spontaneous make which I used to test out my new Raindrops stitch pattern.


I also wanted to try using chunky yarn for the first time, so the combination of the new stitch and the new yarn was a whole new experience for me. I've used Stylecraft Special Chunky yarn, worked on a 6mm hook, in eight colours as follows :: ♥ Raspberry ♥ Lipstick ♥ Fondant ♥ Camel ♥ Meadow ♥ Aspen ♥ Lavender ♥ Denim There is enough yarn here to make two of these cushions, you only actually need 4 x 100g balls of chunky to make a 45cm cushion in this pattern.

Unusually for me, I chose to order these colours into a repeating stripe (you know I usually go for random, so this was yet another new experience for me). The very rainbowyness of this project really did lift my spirits and the very chunkyness of the yarn made the rainbow stripes grow satisfyingly fast. I tried hard to deal with my tail ends methodically as I went along. so. 1. Crochet and Crafting with Linda Dawn. Dorte Rasmussen.Denmark is dortebirgitte on Pinterest. Designs by Lee Meredith. I like to design accessories with unusual construction methods and/or techniques, but don’t be scared because they are fun and mostly surprisingly not hard to make!

Designs by Lee Meredith

Design For Mankind. DeviantART: About deviantART. Empty Bobbin Sewing Studio. Feather and Nest. Ramblings of a sewing fanatic. Grosgrain. Harriet Seed. “I share my studio with my boyfriend Matt (Taylor) who is also an illustrator.

Harriet Seed.

The studio is the spare bedroom of our house in Brighton, England. It’s about 10 minutes walk from the beach which is a brilliant place to clear your head and let ideas come to you. We live next door to a primary school, so when the kids are in the yard for playtime, we know it’s time for a coffee break. “My side of the studio is usually quite chaotic.

Handmade by bachud. Handmade by Carolyn. How Does She? Ikat bag. Studio 180 Design Certified Instructor. The tune “Back in the Saddle Again” is playing in my head as I stare into the Shultz & Dooley mirror hanging over my sewing machine.

Studio 180 Design Certified Instructor

I’m getting ready to work on the Wicked Witch Panel below. I’m a Wizard of Oz fan! Judy's Journal. Knitting Iris. Yes, indeed, things are really and truly o.k.i know, i know. i fell off the blogging planet around here a few months the point where concerned emails and comments are starting to roll in. please accept my apology for my absence here, but life has just been busy, busy, busy,and, in the meantime, my blogging mojo just faded away. life has been filled with all the usuals: homeschooling,cooking & baking,caring for the animals,visiting with family (both here and away),spinning, knitting, sewing, dyeing, quilting,gardening,gathering, sorting, washing, delivering, and selling of eggs:hundreds and hundreds of eggs each week,reading (not as much as i'd like), and so on and so on and so on and so on... feeling a little scattered much of the time.

Knitting Iris

More Design Please. Make. Craftaholics Anonymous™ ModernHandcraft. My Sweet Prairie. NetGalley: Digital Galleys & Book Review Copies. Piece O' Cake Designs Home Page. Postcards From Panama. Poppytalk. Purl soho.

Piece O' Cake Blog. The Patchery Menagerie. Scrapbooking Video Tutorials. Urban Prairie Girl by urbanprairiegirl. for my new fabric collection!

Urban Prairie Girl by urbanprairiegirl

Welcome to Urban Prairie Girl, where you can get cotton clothing handmade to fit YOU! Women's handmade clothing, plus size clothing, petite clothing, and comfortable cotton clothing for REAL SIZED women, which is 8-20, handmade pillow cases in hard to find QUEEN size too! Handmade cloth napkins and aprons. And, as always, please private message me for your special deal. And please visit my supplies section which features cotton indian print fabrics in both small and large quantities.

Just stitching along, Singing my song, Stitch by Stitch! Screaming Mimi's Sewing Room at Embroidery Software Buying Guide. Most embroidery, and sewing/embroidery combo machines for the home market come equipped with at least a few lettering fonts, and a selection of designs.

Screaming Mimi's Sewing Room at Embroidery Software Buying Guide

That's usually enough to get the beginner started, but eventually most of us want to be able to incorporate more lettering, and design choices into our garment decorating. That's where the additional software comes into play. But there are a few very important things you need to know before you choose your software: Click on "Read more" to continue1. If your machine has fonts, and designs on-board it's a good idea to work with those while you learn the basics of machine embroidery. Trying to learn how to use add-on software at the same time will just be overwhelming. Three Kitchen Fairies. I'm ready to say “so long” to 2013, not in a bad way but in the way that someone says bye to a crazy year of adjustment, acceptance, and re-adaptation.

Three Kitchen Fairies

If anyone told me that 2013 was going to be this challenging I'd never believe it. Our year started in Argentina, and we traveled for the three first months of the year out of 13 suitcases, and set out feet in four different countries, until we finally settled here. We lost our cat in the transition, we left out dog behind too. The Misadventures of a Cheap Crafter. Teaginny Designs. Tanglewood Threads: 2012 Scratchings. The beginnings January 1 through 3 January complete.

Tanglewood Threads: 2012 Scratchings

Posted February 19, 2012 Posted February 28, 2012 Posted March 3, 2012 Posted March 11, 2012. Threads of Loveliness. Weeknight Quilting. Woodbine. Want it, Need it, Quilt!