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Blackwood Cardigan

I went nuts and bought myself an overlocker after Christmas – the Brother M343D, which was exceptionally well-reviewed for a GB£160 machine.

You can totally sew knits on a regular sewing machine, and I’m wearing the results every day. 481 more words

Marvellous Molly Dress

I’ve been wanting to try out overlocking for a while now; finishing seams is one of my pet hates of sewing (that and hemming but let’s not get into that now.. 498 more words


#2017sewingtop5 - Misses

Sew slow sarah is pretty error prone…A few sewing disaster stories here but also some misses that I think I share with many… Hope these give you a few laughs! 1,085 more words

A Very Tactile Christmas- Papercut Kochi Kimono

Hello there sew folk,

Sorry it’s been so long, but I’m delighted I’ve been able to catch you before festive mayhem ensues.
Yesterday we put up the tree at FOB HQ, so it’s hard for this post not to be draped in a little tinsel. 708 more words


Gifts for Christmas 2017 at Emporia

Today is the 1st December so that’s it, we are now officially on the countdown to Christmas! Whether you are all prepped with a shopping list (or in fact have been calmly and casually shopping since August) or you are the kind of person who leaves everything to the last minute, we are here to help you with a quick and convenient guide to Christmas gifts for craft fans. 684 more words



Hey there! I’m Aliss – pronounced like Alice but spelt funny. I wish I had a more exciting explanation to give you like Aomame in 1Q84 (you know, Ah-oh-ma-me, meaning ‘Green Peas’), but no it’s just like Alice – simple enough but I like it. 77 more words


Striped Cullotes

Hi All,

I wanted to share a pair of cullotes I made last month (I shared pics of them on my Instagram @montanastrange… so I have already posted really) 113 more words