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In Which A Bit of an Enthusiast Delves into the World of Stretch Fabric

Hey kids- I trust all’s shiny?  It’s been said before but it’s cooking hot in London and we’re all in shock.  Calm down, London, it’s only Summer.  393 more words


While the cat's away

The first week of camp has gone quietly here at the homestead. While I’ve yet to wade into the princess lair for the annual “she won’t miss it” purge, I have done some reorganizing.

Another Day In The Life

Wedding Guest Dress of Doom!

Have you had a project that both excited and scared you at the same time? This Cynthia Rowley dress  -Simplicity 1607- was exactly that for me but I SEW WANTED TO WEAR IT TO MY AWESOME FRIENDS’ WEDDING! 679 more words

Finished Projects

Design: Hira, the process

I started designing Hira on July 1, 2014. Inspiration for the stitch pattern came from blanket square I donated to La Casita Yarn Shop Cafe, for which the final product would be donated to Warm Up America. 627 more words


I finish, so the pile of To be Knitted Yarn can no longer taunt me

In the last few weeks, I’ve been struck with an unprecedented and entirely welcome urge to finish all the things. Not just the things I have actively on needles — I swear, dear octopus, your day will come — but also all the projects I ever bought materials for and never got around to doing. 374 more words


G31002: Ink & Spindle Portside Set

I’ve loved the Australiana prints and earthy textures of Melbourne’s very own Ink & Spindle ever since ‘discovering’ them – they make eco-friendly hand printed textiles on ethically sourced fabrics. 857 more words

Finished Projects

Cover Up

I made a cover-up. Better known as a caftan. We have some major (major by my standards, anyway) dance performances coming up and my instructor was giving me a rough time about my habit of throwing a tablecloth over my shoulder and calling that a cover-up. 843 more words