Tag Archive: 2017

5 Fantastic Craft Books from 2017

I will always love craft books. No matter how much time I spend online watching YouTube videos and reading blogs, there’s nothing like holding a really beautiful craft book in your hands. Books are a great value. For $15-25 you get over a dozen patterns. Think about that! Plus, a book is a peek into… 

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5 Fantastic Craft Books from 2017

I will always love craft books. No matter how much time I spend online watching YouTube videos and reading blogs, there’s nothing like holding a really beautiful craft book in your hands. Books are a great value. For $15-25 you get over a dozen patterns. Think about that! Plus, a book is a peek into… 

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Lekala #4612 One-Piecer

The very best thing about Lekala patterns is the custom fit.Liddy has a chum who is very tall and strongly built.Her mum struggles to buy her pretty, age appropriate clothes and Lidia really, really wanted me to …

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2017 Finish Along – time for Q4… and Vlog #15 October 1st.

The end (of the year) is nigh! So what do I want to achieve by December 31st? I’m not including Banana Candy here because that quilt despite being on my last quarter list is only a couple of hours from being finished, so I feel like I’d be cheating a bit. It has fallen in […]

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2017 Finish Along – time for Q4… and Vlog #15 October 1st.

The end (of the year) is nigh! So what do I want to achieve by December 31st? I’m not including Banana Candy here because that quilt despite being on my last quarter list is only a couple of hours from being finished, so I feel like I’d be cheating a bit. It has fallen in […]

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Music Class Blouse and Skirt

A few years back my lovely sewing friend Ana Sofia sent me some gorgeous Winter weight cotton and I have finally got around to sewing it up.And what did I sew?An Oliver+S Music Class blouseI have lost count of how many tim…

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Forget-me-not Jewellery Pouch

Hugo asked me if I had a little something in my present drawer  for his Peer Mentor at university.She has been very supportive and a great sounding board for him.I didn’t but offered to sew him a Forget-me-not pouch. …

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Hatteras Hoodie

Another sew another Witchery inspired garment.After perusing her favourite clothing website Liddy made another request.available from Witchery Okay….My initial thought was ‘No chance’Where on Earth would I find bunny pri…

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adventures in patterndrafting // mystery fabric contest 2017

This dress was kind of a beast. It was unwieldy and not very nice at times. It also kind of had a mind of its own but I mostly managed to wrangle it into submission with a lot of hand-stitching. But let’s start at the beginning. I had two main sources of inspiration for this […]

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Liberty 2+2

Liberty becomes a great deal more affordable when you can cut like a ninja (thanks lempobee)I was beyond thrilled when I was able to jiggle a shirt and a 2+2 blouse from my 2 metre cut of Liberty from The Drapery…

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Loveralls for my Loves

Sometimes Instagram can be dangerous to one’s budget.I have dungarees patterns, several vintage ones, several my mother made for me!However, when I saw the Loveralls on the very talented Ana Sofia’s instagram I splurg…

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Bits and Bobs

I am very behind with my blogging so a quick catch up.A quick swimsuit for Zara in a bold orange.The same swimsuit pattern I used hereI made it to her measurements and added several inches to her length.Too much, unfortuna…

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The Finish Along is back – Q1 2017

I’m not expecting to get many WIPs finished this quarter, but as usual, I’m going to give it a go, and suggest three things that could possibly get done, or at least develop a bit further! This dress still hasn’t got any further since last quarter, it’s time I got that done. Another no-changer – […]

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