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Monet wrap top

This here is the top part of Butterick 6285, to go with the skirt part I made.

I was initially not particularly interested in this top, as I find wraps tricky on me – they have to be perfect in order to sit right. 1,559 more words


Batts and Roving

The last time I did a World of Wool order, I got some Botany Lap Waste. If you’ve not heard of this it’s basically a huge bin they have at WoW, where they put the left over tops from the ends of carding runs, and when you order some they grab 500g out of the bin and you get what you’re given, but it is cheaper than Merino or blends and sometimes you get a lot of the luxury fibre like yak, alpaca etc. 282 more words


Back in Black

This is not the post I was hoping to write this weekend! I had really hoped that I’d have my Republique du Chiffon Madeleine Dress finished for my friends 30th birthday party last night, but last weekend I was struck down with some god awful bug so I never made it past the muslin stage. 654 more words


Fiber Washing - Raw Merino

Let’s have a little math lesson.  Raw merino fleece + perfect weather conditions = fiber processing day.  What constitutes perfect weather conditions? Light breeze (very light), sunny, low humidity and 65-80 degrees.   544 more words


Duchess Kate: "Tippi" ivory and navy striped sweater by J. Crew

Merino wool “Tippi” ivory and navy striped sweater with a rib trim at cuffs and hem and shoulder buttons. By the American brand J. Crew. 28 more words

Duchess Kate Fashion

Finally . . . My First Felting Workshop in Oregon!

Saturday, April 30th, 2016, I will be holding a scarf felting workshop in my home in Salem Oregon. The time will be from 9am to 3pm, and will include a half hour break, in which a light lunch will be served. 200 more words


Woven Wings - Doodle 'grey' unreleased prototype

Well, what can I say? This is an epic wrap to kick the blog off with. This wrap came to me recently at a London sling meet hosted by the wonderful women Sarah and Christina (and Meg!) from Woven Wings HQ. 423 more words