Category Archives: Sewing

Hand-Work Dolls

I don’t think I’ve shown you these little dolls yet. I learned how to make them during a workshop at the Handwork Conference I went to a few weeks ago. It was a lovely process, really thinking about the little … Continue reading

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Lions and Crocodiles

Mission accomplished, trousers finished. The pattern is one I made before (here and here), the Majava pants from Ottobre magazine 4/2010. I bought the jungle print corduroy in Germany a while ago, as well as the green stripey jersey for … Continue reading

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If you can’t sew, bake!

It’s Kids clothes week! Time spent doing anything sewing related on day 1: zero. Today I managed to cut the pattern pieces for a pair of pants. I was hoping to put needle to fabric this afternoon, but the little … Continue reading

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Making-Plans

* planning a little bit of sewing for the Kids Clothes Week challenge. Goal: one pair of trousers for the youngest man (I bought the fabric for it before he was born – I hope I bought enough for a … Continue reading

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Christmas Knitting Roundup

All that secret knitting over the past few months has been received by their respective recipients, so I thought I might share now what I’ve kept under wraps before: This scarf was for my mum, using one skein of Rowan … Continue reading

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Elving

Without giving too much away (hopefully), here is a little bit of the elving that’s been going on here.. (you might want to skip this post if you’re immediate family) Some inspiration was gathered on the¬†giving board on pinterest. I … Continue reading

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Stitched and Purled: Shop Update

A pile of woollies was finished, photographed and newly listed. Find the children’s hats here, the adult ones here, and the wrist warmers here. And with all this knitting, there was still time for an upcycled cotton infinity cowl, to … Continue reading

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