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Polka Dot Renaissance AKA I drafted a top in gifted fabric

I found myself drafting and sewing a polka dot blouse. I’m not sure how this happened.

I have a long-standing love affair with black and white with a red accent thrown in, it’s so sharp and clean. 302 more words


Liebster Award!

Oh yes, it’s time for the ever circulating Leibster Blog Award!

If you are unfamiliar with the Liebster Award, it is a way of getting to know other bloggers. 1,113 more words


New Look 6429 faux wrap dress

New Look 6429 Dress. I make this look good. Really, you should see how they’ve styled it on the pattern envelope. I’ve got one foot in the drain outside my flat and it still looks better than the image they’ve put together.  272 more words


Excuses, excuses, excuses. I've got 'em.

I had started a post listing the reasons why I had been so lax on posting but I managed to delete it all. It’s probably for the best. 278 more words


A kyrtill for #ShieldmaidenMarch

It’s March. This is still a little mind-boggling. But yes, it’s daylight when I leave work now, and the weather’s picking up, and the park up the road is covered in crocuses; it’s spring. 681 more words


I should be getting more done but...

I am procraftinating like crazy. The Spring Stitch Along with Wild Olive has my fingers sore from no thimble and tons of hexie making. I made about 30 over the weekend, 50 in total, and there are 200 or so to make before joining them all together. 240 more words