Monthly Archives: December 2013

It’s Liiiiiistmas: Top 5 of 2013

Now I’ve eaten my birth-weight in chocolate, thoughts turn to the the end of one year and the beginning of the next. And happily Gillian of Crafting a Rainbow is running her Top 5 blog series again this year, and … Continue reading

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Bejewelled sweater

Man I love this sweater. I could probably leave it there but I’ll expand a little. The pattern is the XS Raglan Sweatshirt from the Built by Wendy ‘Sew U: Home Stretch‘ book. If you want to start using knits, … Continue reading

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Loose lips sink sleeves

After you’ve been sewing a while you start to carry out some steps without pausing. And then sometimes after you’ve been sewing for a while you start to carry out some steps without concentrating. Like talking to other people while … Continue reading

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Delegation and the bobbly sweater

While we weren’t looking, December has somehow turned up. Some part of me must have seen it coming though as a few months ago I picked up this bobbly knit fabric from my favourite shop, Simply Fabrics in Brixton. The … Continue reading

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