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Ruth Procter
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OWOP 2017: The Jennifer Lauren Gable Top/Dress
If you're part of the sewing community on Instagram, then you're probably well aware that One Week One Pattern , or OWOP, has been happening over the last week, this time hosted by Sheona of Sewisfaction . Day 1 - Anchor print dress with a knitted cardi ( b...
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Knitting: Cable Edge Garter Stitch Shawl
I mentioned in my last post that knitting had been keeping me calm and fulfilling my need to create while I was moving house. Well, today's project is the result of all that knitting. I'd cast it on a couple of months ago, then it got a bit overlooked for a...
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Vogue 9239 for a wedding
Hello! How are you all? Things have been a bit quiet around here recently in terms of blogging and sewing, but life itself has been hectic because I've just moved house. As it always the way, it's been a bit chaotic and sometimes stressful (knitting has bee...
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Knitting: My first socks!
What's your attitude to trying new techniques? When I'm sewing I'll happily dive in and give things a go, but when it comes to knitting I tend to be a bit more reticent. I think that's in no small part because knitting involves a much bigger time investment...
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Pauline Alice Seda Dress - Take 2
Do you have any fabric that you love, but aren't sure what to do with? The main fabric in this project was a Christmas gift from my sister last year and, while I really like the print, whenever I held it up against myself while pondering what to make, I cou...
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Granny square crochet blanket
This little (well, quite big actually!) crochet project has been a long time in the making. The date on my first work-in progress photo of it tells me that I started it in February 2016. I haven't exactly been working on it flat out, and I know quite a few ...
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Tilly and the Buttons Fifi Pyjamas
When the Tilly and the Buttons Fifi pyjamas pattern was first released, I thought that it looked pretty but not necessarily for me. Gradually as I saw more versions pop up online, I decided that maybe I needed to give the pattern a go after all. Then pretty...
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Knitting: a pretty pink cardigan (King Cole 3541)
We're drifting into late August and heading rapidly towards the autumn so, in the grand tradition of my knitting habits , obviously it's the perfect time to have just finished knitting a very summery cardigan. The temperatures will hopefully still be approp...
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Sew Over It Doris Dress
Do you have any garments in your wardrobe that get a bit overlooked? Until recently, the Sew Over It Doris dress that I sewed up last year  had sadly slipped into that category. I wore it a fair amount just after I made it, but somehow since then I'd forgot...
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Vogue 9239 dress
As many of us are aware, with commercial sewing patterns it's often a good idea to look past the photos on the pattern envelope and pay closer attention to the line drawings, and that's definitely true for Vogue 9239 as far as I'm concerned. While some peop...
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