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{ ON THE CUTTING TABLE } & other news...

Hello friends -

London was great. Busy but good. I wish we had planned in Friday as well just to do our own thing but sadly ….next time huh. 583 more words


Festival of mending, continued...

I have had plenty of occasions to get out my darning kit this week. Wendi of the Treasure’s comment on the post about moths and mending recently helped me decide to get organised for colour darning. 231 more words

Natural Dyeing

A picnic roll-up blanket

Have you ever had one of those projects that sits on your “to-sew” list for ages? Well this is one of mine, and I finally FINALLY made it. 276 more words

Full up on yarn & fibres!

I made it to NJ and picked up Romanian hemp yarns. We discussed a few weaving sizes of natural 2 ply linen yarns this time around. 128 more words


ShirtbyHand Blog 4: Fashion and controversy at the Commonwealth Games

What topic better to feature in this edition of the ShirtbyHand Scotland blog than the Commonwealth Games currently taking part in (sometimes) sunny Glasgow?
Already having handled it’s fair share of controversy the 20th edition of the festival previously known as the British Empire Games is now well underway. 718 more words