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Slow Fashion October | Week Two: Long-Worn

Good evening, chaps. I’m back on The Little Quince for week two of Slow Fashion October, and so far I seem to be doing a pretty good job of sticking to my weekly schedule of… er, a week behind schedule. 1,184 more words

Threading a Needle with Wool

“But how do you make the wool go through? It’s horrid to lick, too. All the whiskers come off.”
“Don’t you know the special way of threading wool into a needle?” asked Aunt Helen, laughing. 126 more words


Forest Dweller Chunky Crochet Cardi

Autumn is my favorite season–partially because Fall fashion is amazing! The color schemes, the styles, and the layering–I love it all.

Deep forest green has been my favorite color for a few years now, but is still severely lacking in my closet. 724 more words


Stitched Art in Coastlines: Guest Blogger: Gillian Smith

Autumn Exhibition – Blog #7  – Level 3 Advanced Studies in Experimental Stitch – Asters

I am a passionate kayaker and love the shoreline where the sea meets the land, a constantly shifting scene with the movement of the tides. 227 more words


Declutterathon Darning

(Already over half way thru, and still spitting out those alliterative titles!!) 464 more words


Make do and mend.

You might remember I picked up this book on one of my charity shop hunts this summer. It is a reprint of an original book published during World War II advising people on how to make their clothes last longer and repair them during the austerity of war-time, when clothes were very hard to come by.  390 more words


Mending Moth Holes

Now that the weather is cooling down, I’m taking my sweaters out of storage and have found that moths have been nibbling on some of my favorites.   158 more words