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Mom & Pop pillows

The first expecting couple of parents in the friend group is always extra special. You get to set the tone for the baby showers and have bragging rights to be “the first” among friends to produce a tiny human child! 250 more words


BurdaStyle Magazine September 2017

It seemed like everyone was pretty enthused by last month’s issue, and hopefully everyone will be equally excited by the options for September.  This month, in my humble opinion, is even  1,504 more words


Ahoy There! - The New Look 6483

If you’re looking for an easy wear, pull on tank for this summer, I may have just found it in the New Look 6483. I was drawn to the different views of this pattern, and in particular view C, which features slightly cut away shoulders; the silhouette looked really pretty, although the range of styles will suit a wide range of us making it. 499 more words


Project Roundup

I’ve finished the embroidery for the Slytherin badge, woohoo!

Here’s the colours done…

…backstitching in progress…

…and it’s finished!

The badges are currently drying in the sun, and after they’re dry, I’ll cut them all out and sew felt and a safety pin onto the backs of each. 68 more words

Creative Processes

make something pretty: in the works

I have been in love with Tilda fabrics for several years, and so disappointed it’s not for sale in the U.S. So my lovely sister in Japan bought this charm pack for me, and even though I’m afraid to use it (because what if my project doesn’t work?), I’m going to jump in and just do it. 108 more words


Merino Paola Turtleneck Tee

It started with a top. This top, to be precise:

Suddenly I had visions of a wardrobe filled with long sleeve merino tops – warm, moisture-wicking and odour-repelling.* A few online orders later, and I had enough merino jersey meterage to begin my wardrobe plan (more on the other garments later). 480 more words


New Look 6444

Another garment that was finished (and photographed) a year ago.  Good thing I have these “archives” left to post on my blog, because my sewing output has reduced dramatically over the last year.   351 more words