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Galley Problem Be Gone!

Galley Problem Be Gone!

I love sewing projects that solve a problem. On the boat I like to hang my galley linens (tea towels and dish cloths) over the oven door handle. They are completely accessible while I’m working in the galley and it maximizes the space. I don’t need to lean and stretch to reach them, or hang up hooks, making the galley space smaller than it already is. The only downside I’ve found by hanging them over the oven door handle is…

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Boat Sewing Project!

Boat Sewing Project!

With the warm weather here, it’s officially happy hour in the cockpit season! As I look at my cockpit I realize it is definitely time for new canvas on the surrounding life line and railings. You can make all the effort in the world for a cozy cockpit for drinks, but if your surrounding canvas has seen better days it’s time for a sewing project. I maybe should have done this a year earlier, but not realizing it was going…

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DIY New Winch Covers!

DIY New Winch Covers!

After far too many years of not having winch covers I decided it was time to try sewing them. They seem overly expensive if you can even find them at all in stores, and then when you do they never have great pattern options! Winch covers may not be for everyone, but I found I loved them when I had them on my previous boat. Winch covers always seemed to intimidate me, circles are not easy to sew! This year…

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