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Ready To Trek The Pattern Trail?

Are you visiting the Isle of Wight over the next few weeks? Maybe you live here? Perhaps you have a sewing machine at home. It could be that you’re looking for a bit of fun in these dog days of summer. 288 more words

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How To Block A Shawl - On Holiday!

Back in – gulp – January, I bought some turquoise wool and began knitting the Trousseau shawl. Here in August, I’ve finally completed it. Don’t anyone ever accuse me of being a fast knitter. 415 more words

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Simplicity 1941 in Isle of Wight Liberty Tana Lawn

When I first visited the Isle of Wight a year ago, I fell deeply in love and have been dreaming of a return visit ever since.  374 more words

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Wilderness 2014 - Craftastic

I have just returned from a weekend at the Wilderness Festival in deepest, darkest Oxfordshire, where I survived by my wits and fighting off the wolves.  498 more words

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Liberty Lilou

This is my second make of the Lilou Dress from Love At First Stitch. I used some liberty fabric bought at Christmas from Birmingham rag market. 265 more words

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Are You A GTS or a Rebel?

I’ve noticed there’s one particular in which I seem to be very different to other Sewists out there. I’m a right old Goody Two Shoes! Whatever the pattern tells me to do, I darn well do it. 208 more words

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Tilly and the Buttons Lilou Dress

Hey, guys! Keeping cool in the sun? After a pointless trek to Ella’s dog groomer, only to discover a calendar clash, I’m ever so slightly overheated. 463 more words

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