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New Year Sewing plans – delayed by one month oops

Well just managed to get this in before the end of January (unless you are based in Australia or nearby).  My plan sounded achievable at the beginning of the year, and it is, if I hadn't got sidetracked by knitting so I have decided that rather than trying to play catch up I will just… Continue reading New Year Sewing plans – delayed by one month oops

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hat, knitting

Knitting update – Promise more on sewing soon

Yes I know this sewing blog has been taken over by knitting.  Normal service will be resumed soon.  Well the good news is that I have completed my January plans and have made both a hat and scarf.  The scarf was made with double knit wool and involved 20 stitches cast on and then knit… Continue reading Knitting update – Promise more on sewing soon

Alma, April Rhodes, Blazer, Buttercup, By Hand, Colette, Corduory, Ginger, Hawthorn, made-by-rae, Review, Sewaholic, Staple Dress, Victoria

Review of 2013 The wearable scrapbook

Well when I think that at the start of 2013 I could not sew (I did own two sewing machines though - another story) I feel very proud of how far I came and also of every item I made. That's not to say they were all good but each one reminds of the time… Continue reading Review of 2013 The wearable scrapbook

Blazer, Victoria

My question to you – What do you listen to when sewing?

Whilst sewing my Victoria Blazer on Saturday night I began to wonder how other people sew?  I have my sewing space in the living room so often sew whilst having the TV on in the background.  Usually catching up on Downton Abbey or The Great British Bake Off.  My favorite was to have it tuned… Continue reading My question to you – What do you listen to when sewing?