Knitting

Marled Mania Cardigown

I saw that Calico and Ivy had a Knit-along for this cardigan/secret dressing gown but it ran over several weekends and I knew I wouldn’t be able to make them all so I bought the pattern and did it by myself. The pattern is by Stephen West and is available on Ravelry. I really wanted […]

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Travel

Tripping round Tasmania

Mark and I had a bit of business to attend to in Hobart so we planned a quick trip but decided to invite my friend Suzanne along given we had a car and accommodation. Although Suzanne had visited Hobart before, she had basically only seen Port Arthur, Salamanca Markets and a bit of Hobart town. […]

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Sewing

Scrumble scramble

For two years I’ve been promising myself that I would learn to¬†scrumble and make a jacket for my one year one outfit endeavours. I’ve had a few false starts. Everything I read/looked at took the approach of creating small knitted or crochet pieces or “scrumbles” and then joining them together. Sounds easy? Yes, well. I […]

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Sewing

Fadanista begins!

I have long thought about starting a blog, but didn’t know if I could sustain it when I work full-time. However, I have always done travel journals and enjoyed the process, and thought a blog about some of my other activities might be a useful addition. I also want to document my creative journeys, particularly […]

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