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My first ever, from a pattern, and almost complete knitting project

Well that’s one hell of a title, ain’t it!

Recently my darling partner decided he wanted to learn how to knit. It’s something I’ve been meaning to get better at myself, so off we went to buy wool. 271 more words


Second hand Rose

Two years ago I decided to stop buying new clothes.

It seems I have a purple tendency in all things including my wardrobe. The other day while visiting friends to check their hive I realised something funny. 102 more words


Javascript first thoughts, mackatoots, & tutorialino

Hello again! I have been working and working and working, lately, and I have a few things up my sleeve!

First, my company, The Open Bastion, is working on tutorials in Python. 615 more words

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Indie Win

The Stitchy Details:

  • Challenge Theme: Indie Pattern Month
  • Pattern used: Thread Theory – Jedediah Pants
  • Fabric: Camel Twill
  • Notions: 6″ metal zip and a metal stud button…
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Indie Pattern Month 2014

New To Me contest - who won?!?

Wow, what an absolutely fantastic response we had to the New To Me sewing contest for Indie Pattern Month! 39 interesting, inspiring, and varied garments from a wide range of indie designers were… 464 more words

Indie Pattern Month 2014

New to Me - what was popular?

I don’t know about the rest of you, but seeing all these gorgeous creations popping up for the New To Me contest got me curious – which indie designers did we all try out for the first time? 252 more words

Indie Pattern Month 2014

The Mantilla Blouse

I used my first Lekala pattern 5688

I had some beautiful lace and this seemed an ideal pattern

I did not make any changes except for making more of a feature of the facings by using black cotton. 19 more words

Indie Pattern Month 2014