Indigo Christmas Stocking DIY

It’s not always easy to find holiday decor that fits your specific home decor. If you’ve also succumbed…

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Part One Of Outfit One

Today is day eight of ten allotted to complete outfit one. The knit top is not co-operating but the other parts and pieces are well under way.The skirt is the first completed part – part one of outfit one. In retrospect, there are a few things I’d do d…

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Halifax Holiday Party

It’s Halifax Holiday Party time!  Some sewing friends (Heather, Sara, Lara & Sara) and I joined up for a fun little party where we each ended up with a Halifax Hoodie when it was all said and done!  I’ll link to each of their posts at the end, so p…

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Wearable Wednesday Ulla Johnson

Back in 8th grade I probably would have traded a Duran Duran LP for this dress- If you can’t dazzle them with design- whip them with wind machines!‘Pre-fall: the early season when one shoulder is starting to feel the effects of a lower temperature…but just one. This is one of those that seems fun on […]

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Team Buttons Christmas Party Outfits – and a Discount Code!

With Christmas just around the corner, Joanne and Katie of Team Buttons have been stitching up their festive party outfits ready to strut them on the dancefloor!

We partnered with Spoonflower for their Holiday Blog Hop for this post and they…

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Check

 Good morning! This coat from Nordstrom is like the camel coat I’ve been wearing nonstop (last seen here) – such an amazing price for the quality (and will probably sell out just as quickly). The one I’m wearing today is is actually softer and thicker (in a good way!) and I’m obsessed with this combination of […]

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Eleventh Hour Marled Scarf

Color True, we’re not swimming in time at this point, but that’s what our Eleventh…

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Eleventh Hour Marled Scarf

Color True, we’re not swimming in time at this point, but that’s what our Eleventh…

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Christmas Time at Our New House

Decorating for Christmas took longer than expected at our new house, but it’s all finally up and I’m basking in the joy of multiple sparkling vintage aluminum Christmas trees, glittering ornaments, and the sounds of Christmas music. These shots will also be the first real look you’ll get to see of our new house with […]

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#Elsiesnashvillebnb Bathroom Tour (Before + After)

Hello friends! I am so excited to share my final room tour of 2017 with you today. This…

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5 Tips for Publishing a Craft Book in a Seller’s Market

When it comes to writing a book today, crafters are in the driver’s seat. If you’re a national teacher, have tens of thousands of engaged online followers, or can prove that your audience will convert into sales, you’re book proposal is highly convincing to publishers. Of course, a strong idea that’s fresh and on-trend is… 

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5 Tips for Publishing a Craft Book in a Seller’s Market

When it comes to writing a book today, crafters are in the driver’s seat. If you’re a national teacher, have tens of thousands of engaged online followers, or can prove that your audience will convert into sales, you’re book proposal is highly convincing to publishers. Of course, a strong idea that’s fresh and on-trend is… 

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More Christmas Presents!

I decided it would be a bit of an overload if I included these projects in the previous post of pyjama gifts.  Sometimes less is more.  This time I’m showing a couple of tops I’ve made for my Mum.  The pattern is one that has been used so very many times, I honestly can say … Continue reading “More Christmas Presents!”

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More Christmas Presents!

I decided it would be a bit of an overload if I included these projects in the previous post of pyjama gifts.  Sometimes less is more.  This time I’m showing a couple of tops I’ve made for my Mum.  The pattern is one that has been used so very many times, I honestly can say … Continue reading “More Christmas Presents!”

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12 Days of Giveaways: Essential Oils from Oui Fresh!

Hey friends! Today is the last day of 12 Days of Giveaways (eeeek, where is the time going?!),…

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And The Winner Is……

Today is my birthday, and as promised, the first day of the sewing caddy giveaway. Not too many responded, so all the better for all of you who did! The first winner is…Kathy E.!!!!!!!Kathy blogs at Hazel’s Daughter. Be sure to pop over and say …

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And The Winner Is……

Today is my birthday, and as promised, the first day of the sewing caddy giveaway. Not too many responded, so all the better for all of you who did! The first winner is…Kathy E.!!!!!!!Kathy blogs at Hazel’s Daughter. Be sure to pop over and say …

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Reversible Backpack Pillow

We may never know why some people come into our lives. Sometimes they are there to help you, sometimes you are there to help them. I think in this particular case – it is a bit of both. A while back my husband was driving down the road when he sa…

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Last-minute Knitting Gift: The ‘Wham Bam Thank You Lamb’ Neckwarmer

There are some patterns that are the perfect starter project for a new knitter or ideal as a last-minute knitting gift – and the ‘Wham Bam Thank You Lamb‘ (WBTYL) neck warmer is just that. You can access the pattern on Ravelry…
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Last-minute Knitting Gift: The ‘Wham Bam Thank You Lamb’ Neckwarmer

There are some patterns that are the perfect starter project for a new knitter or ideal as a last-minute knitting gift – and the ‘Wham Bam Thank You Lamb‘ (WBTYL) neck warmer is just that. You can access the pattern on Ravelry…
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Arts & Crafts Tile Free Mindy Mini Stitch Guide

Our last Mindy Mini is a floral design that’s typical of many tile designs of the Arts & Crafts Period (late 19th – early 20th Century). Decorative tiles were very popular in this period and there were hundreds of companies making them…

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DIY Buffalo Check Rosemary Soap

I love making soap for myself and to give to others! And after receiving my first few Oui…

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sew + tell: smocked building block dress

See what Ana Sofia made using the Oliver + S Building Block Dress book. It’s beautiful!

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Meet me in Washington, D.C. over the holidays!

I couldn’t resist a title riffing on one of my favorite old movies, Meet Me in St. Louis. But it’s true! If you’re in the Washington, D.C. area over the holidays, let’s meet! I’m very tickled to announce I’ll be at Three Little Birds Sewing Co. in Hyattsville, Maryland (suburban… read more »

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DIY Natural Air Fresheners

Hey y’all, today’s project is a quick gift tutorial – how to make natural air fresheners. You can fill these with so many things, and half the fun for me was finding things to put in them and choosing which scraps to use to sew them. …

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The Sheath Dress by The Avid Seamstress

This is an Indiesew Blogger Team post. Indiesew has kindly sponsored the pattern, I’ve used for this post – and I’ll link directly to the pattern just below.So very simple –  yet so perfect. The Sheath Dress designed by The Avid Seamstress could…

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Salt cured egg yolks

I had the pleasure of living in Italy for a couple of years, which means only one thing……The best Italian food on the planet.  Not only do Italians possess great style, and the ability to craft… View Post

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F5172: Wiltshire Shirt

I’ll admit I was hoping Marfy 5172 (from this year’s Evergreen catalogue) was going to be my go-to button up shirt pattern, what – with my favourite RTW shirt maker Rhodes & Beckett going into administration and all. I’ve been living in their shirts all my working life, and them going out of business and […]

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Le 003: Robe asymétrique, maille from DP Studio

EN Summary: Today’s article reviews the pattern Le 003, my first make using the ready-made patterns from the French brand DP Studio. You can see more photos of me wearing this lovely and original knit dress on Tany et La Mode (here) and if you’re interested in exploring the details of the finished dress, keep reading the full article!
PT Sumário: O artigo de hoje revela a confeção do molde Le 003, o primeiro molde pronto da firma Francesa DP Studio que estou a experimentar. Podem ver mais fotos de mim a usar o vestido no Tany et La Mode (aqui) e se estiverem interessados nos detalhes da confeção, convido-os a ler este artigo na íntegra!

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A new pen wouldn’t hurt either

For years and years, I’ve run a very tight Christmas ship.  Very tight. Spreadsheet kinda tight, and it’s really worked for me. It’s prevented a hysterical sort of feeling in my tummy and made it possible for me to get … Continue reading

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