Sewing

Pattern Union Felix blanket jacket

I’ve had a bit of a yearning for a red jacket and just happen to have a piece of red blanket, bought at the FibresWest garage sale last year. I’ve already made a body warmer from the blanket but still have enough left for a skirt or some other small garment. I cut out the […]

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Knitting

A knitted cradle bag

In 2014 I knitted a little bag that turned into a doll’s cradle for a friend’s granddaughter and decided that the time had come for my own granddaughter to have one. The pattern is free on Ravelry and is designed by Frankie Brown who has a whole host of free knitting patterns. It’s so well […]

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Sewing

Tessuti Apron

I have the weeklong workshop happening at FibresWest in early July and I’m doing a dyeing class so thought I should get an apron that wouldn’t show the dye stains and which had good coverage. I’d just made some temporary curtains for my sewing shed (steel shutters will be made at some point), so used […]

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Sewing

Me Made May 2023

Every May there is a lovely challenge called “Me Made May” which happens on Instagram. The challenge was created by Zoe Edwards, a sewing blogger and pattern designer from the UK. Participants are encouraged to wear their handmade clothing and accessories throughout the month of May, and to document their outfits on social media. The […]

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