Sewing

Itch to Stitch Aveiro Cardigan

I seem to be making a lot of Itch-to-Stitch at the moment as I was able to test Kennis’ latest creation – the Aveiro Cardigan. This is not just a pattern for a single cardigan; there are a fair number of permutations, all of which I have a yen to explore. The line drawing shows […]

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Knitting, Sewing

More on the ITS Bonn shirt and North Point trousers

Readers of this blog will know that I have been participating in the It’s Time to Sew Itch-to-Stitch blog tour and I made both the Bonn shirt and North Point Trousers for my entry in the tour. I didn’t include in the last post the fact that I also made a short sleeved version of the […]

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Sewing, Travel

Broome wardrobe

I mentioned in my Broome Dreaming post that I made a few things to take to Broome – just because I could! New things coming up then! I made Mark a new shirt from some fabric salvaged from the local recycling centre. It was a ball of screwed up scrap when I picked it up, […]

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Travel

Broome dreaming

A few weeks ago Mark and I were having lunch and a bit of a moan about the cold, wet weather. “Let’s go to Broome for a quick excursion”, we thought and before I knew where I was I had booked flights and accommodation. All I had to do was make a wardrobe, because, of […]

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Sewing

Kaftan creations: an international challenge

A little over four weeks ago, Hélène (@hportemanteau), Suzy (@sewing_in_spain) and I thought we might run a short Instagram challenge whereby people could make the free Stitch Sisters patternless kaftan. We planned it as a kind of international sewing challenge and called it “sewing sans frontieres”. We thought we might get a few people joining in […]

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