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A Tourist in Kalkatroona

This month’s Sewcialist challenge theme was “Oonapalooza”. Named after the one and only Oona of Oonaballoona, the theme was meant to inspire aspiring Kalkatroonans to go forth and sew up outfits inspired by Oona.   1,040 more words

Women's Sewing

Design: Hira, the process

I started designing Hira on July 1, 2014. Inspiration for the stitch pattern came from blanket square I donated to La Casita Yarn Shop Cafe, for which the final product would be donated to Warm Up America. 627 more words


The Stash Busting Blanket That Would Not End...

At some point last year I started a stash busting blanket. Out of all the things I hoard, Lord knows, I hate hoarding yarn. Rocks are apparently fine. 636 more words

Being Silly

Scrap-busting Handbag Organiser

My handbag is a black hole. Forget the billions spent on space exploration and CERN experiments, just come study my bag instead.  I think it’s shape is partly to blame, plus the fact that I feel like I must carry loads of things because one day I might need them. 571 more words


Bead stash busting

Recently I looked over at my ever growing pile of beads and decided to challenge myself to create new designs using only materials that I already owned. 238 more words


Puffy Flowers

I’d anticipated getting lots done these last 2 weeks.  Last year I made this Avalon top whilst watching Wimbledon.  Well this year I seem to have just watched Wimbledon and not made anything whilst doing so… whoops! 884 more words

Crochet Patterns

Fantasy Garden

Am a bit stuck on projects for the IDC..  again!  But I won’t bore you with the details.  Instead, here is a fun project I’ve busied myself with.. 36 more words