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The Snuggle Project - Crafting for a cause

If you are a seamstress, knitter and/or crocheter, you must have odd balls of yarn along with remnants of fabric. You keep them because you think you can probably make something and you were right! 325 more words


Mittens and upcoming sewing projects

After the whirlwind of productivity and the excitement of a new pattern release last week, this past week was much more calm. The good news is that my alterations to the tunic for my mom worked for her, and I was able to present her with a fully finished piece, ready to wear. 729 more words


Sewing a Japanese Kindergarten Starter Pack

When my friend’s 5 year old son started kindergarten, she asked me a favour. She asked if I could sew a kindergarten starter pack. It seemed like a fun little project to do so I said yes without realising how many things I had committed to making. 296 more words

Geodesic Sweatshirt

Hi Everybody! I took a bit of an unintentional blog break because I’m having a hard time getting photographs of my recently made garments. Winter is so tough– it’s either super cold, or too bright, or the lighting in my house is terrible, etc. 962 more words



I came home today to find this wonderful surprise waiting for me! My blog officially has 500 followers! I want to give all of you a big thank you for following me and my blog in this journey. 160 more words


The Little Dress That Could - Inari Tee Dress for Jungle January

This project shouldn’t have worked.

Despite initially being excited to start the Named Inari Tee Dress for my Jungle January entry, I was convinced throughout cutting and sewing that I had made the wrong decision. 899 more words


Knickers With A Twist - Day 3 - The Upcycle!

Now you are talking! This is my jam! Almost everything I make has an element of upcycle to it. I love to use vintage linen, to cut up old clothes to use as fabric for new ones, even recycling buttons and elastic where they are in good condition. 368 more words