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A Needle Pulling Thread - Listen Now!

When two readers in one day email you about the same thing, you need to sit up and pay attention. Miriana and Judy urged me to listen to a radio episode they’d both enjoyed and they wanted me to alert you, too. 65 more words

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Sew Over It, Islington Opens

Last Sunday I was invited to enjoy an afternoon of sewing at the new Islington branch of Lisa Comfort’s Sew Over It. Door to door, this place is a 43-minute journey from my home, so there was no doubt that I was going to pop by. 159 more words

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Are You A Customer Or A Community?

A blog review? Or free marketing? And do we care?

When I’m not sewing like a maniac, I work in the business of book publishing. It’s one of many creative fields that faces huge changes in its relationship with customers. 317 more words

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Sewing Trousers

Did I know how to sew trousers? No. But two Sewists* shamelessly Twitter goaded me into buying Burda 7017 (currently available for £2.93 here!) and some stretch cotton jaquard from The Man Outside Sainsburys. 347 more words

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Being Nagged By The Hawthorn Dress

The prettiest collar ever?

Anyone remember the dress I had to throw away? I cut it out again. Correction. I cut it out again… 355 more words

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Knitting in public

“Excuse me, does that hurt?”

I am sitting in the window of a coffee shop sipping a latte and knitting a tiny bobble hat for the innocent big knit project. 196 more words


Failing - It's All A Matter Of Perspective

If I was in the workplace, I wouldn’t be calling this a fail. It would be a learning curve, a challenge, part of a wider strategy and a reach for best practice. 433 more words

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