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Knitting & Crochet

Corra the Firedrake

While I was away at the yarn festival, Heidi Nick released a pattern with Dublin Dye Swing Sock. Corra the Firedrake is a pair of socks inspired by the mythical not-quite-dragon creature in the All Souls Trilogy by Deborah Harkness. 97 more words

Dublin Dye

Criss-crosses, hearts & arrows

A collection of patterns & shapes (eye) spied in my wanderings.

La Rochelle, December 2014

Toulouse, December 2014

Barcelona, January 2015


Basílica de la Sagrada Família

After a relaxing and culinarily delightful Christmas in France, I decided to head to Barcelona to see in the new year. I missed the fireworks, but who needs fireworks when you can spend New Years Day wandering around this magical place?


The Ultimate Designing Tool

Whoopee! I’ve wanted a half scale model for years. It’s a designers and students model, size 8 by Wolf Form Company. Now I can save on time and materials when designing garments.


Patchwork roofs

I love the way that patterns emerge when you get very far away or very close to things. I used to have a macro lens for my analogue camera which was great for focusing on tiny details and textures. 42 more words


My March Minerva Make - The Lady Skater dress

I have been meaning to buy the Kitschy Coo Lady Skater dress pattern for sooooooo long, after admiring it on so many other sewing bloggers.  I don’t quite know why it took me so long to get around to it, but I’m glad I finally did as I love my new dress.   546 more words