Ruffler Foot Made Sew Easy It's Hands Free!

If you've ever used a ruffler foot you will know you need to guide your fabric carefully.

I've been making a Victorian Gown. That means lots of ruffley goodness. I have about 150 meters of ribbon I'm using on this project most of which I've been pleating using my sewing machines ruffler foot. 
Carefully guiding that much yardage through would drive me insane!

I needed a way to make it easy and fast without needing a lot of concentration.

I needed to automate guiding that ribbon through.

It's so easy and simple and effective I can't believe I didn't think of this earlier.

Loves New and Old

Meet Magnus, our latest addition to our family.

Last week after sharing the kookaburra's with you beautiful and much loved old boy Freki had a heart attack. 

 This just on the heels of Geri starting chemotherapy. The house felt empty and quiet. 

We wanted Geri to have a companion and as we have no idea how long she has with us we moved quickly on adopting.

Magnus has gone a long way to helping to heal all of our hearts.


  1. Such a contented life, it is in the expressions.

  2. What a sweet collection on pet portraits

    Thank you for linking up

    1. I bet you can tell which were phone shots and which was the camera shot with a nice lens.

  3. Is Magnus a Shar-pei? I ask because of all the wrinkles.
    Poor Geri, mourning her best friend, while battling cancer.
    I'm so glad Magnus has brought y'all such joy!

    1. Magnus is an English Staffy who hasn't grown into his skin yet :o) Magnus has really helped her feel happier I think. She's doing very well with her metronomic treatments.

  4. Magnus is a little bundle of cuteness! He has a look of mischief in his eyes, but smart, too... Geri better make a quick recovery so she can help teach him the rules!

    1. OMG, the cuteness doesn't stop. He is smart too, smarter then his Aunty Geri has ever been. Geri is responding very well to treatments and on her first vet check-up 2 weeks after starting her chemo tablets there has already been a reduction in the tumor. The stats were not in her favour but we continue to hope.
      She gave Magnus a lick last night for the first time and they are playing together. It's just great.

  5. He is pure love already. He is adorable! Showing such content, he must be spoiled beyond control! I am so sorry for you loss and completely understand the empty feeling. Magnus is the filling your void and so worth it. I hope Geri triumphs her treatments. Please keep us updated.

  6. Aw, that is one good looking puppy. Hope the two get along and are the kind of companions you want them to be!


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