Sewing, Travel

I love Liberty!

I’ve been posting photographs on Instagram of me wearing a couple of tops whilst on my recent holiday, so I thought it might be time to talk about them. They are both made from Liberty knit fabrics that I bought at Shaukat & Co on Old Brompton Road when I was in London with the […]

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Sewing, Travel

Lisbon cardigan

I made the Itch-to-Stitch Lisbon cardigan to take away on my recent holiday, as I was aiming for layers. This is the second one that I’ve made, the first one was the one that I hacked at my pattern making class. I think I mentioned before that this was one of the top patterns named by […]

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Sewing, Travel

Thoughts on Me Made May 2017

I wasn’t going to do a roundup post on Me Made May this year because I am just so tired and, yes, jet lagged. However, as I did the vast amount of laundry that I managed to bring home with me I thought about the clothes I took on my holiday and those that I […]

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Travel

New York City revisited

It doesn’t seem that long ago since our last trip to New York City, and I did two posts, here and here, but this time we did a few different things and I thought it might be worth a third post on this amazing city. I really love all the little gardens that are dotted […]

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Sewing, Travel

Jamie Jeans

This is my third attempt at the Named Clothing Jamie Jeans, and they are the best fitting, although between the extra stretchy denim and some weight loss, difficulties were had! This image may be familiar to some of you, but I am reusing it as I have found it difficult to find photographs of the front […]

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Travel

Beautiful Boston

We were originally going to confine our holiday to Canada, but we were so close to Boston and Mark had never been, so I added it to the itinerary, and I’m so glad I did because we had such an interesting time. I’ve already blogged the cap shop and done a quick overview of my fabric […]

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Sewing, Travel

Fabric shopping in Boston

I initially thought that this blog post was going to be a complete fizzog (technical term for failure) as I began my tour of Boston’s finest sewing and yarn stores. My first stop was Newbury Yarns which was very close to where we were staying. Unfortunately it is closed temporarily, so that was the first […]

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