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Tilly and the Buttons Coco top – just

I’m slowly working my way through the stash I purchased at the Knitting and stitching show in March and one thing I needed to use was the Tilly and the Buttons Coco top pattern that I was persuaded to buy … Continue reading

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Victoria Blazer with silk from the orient.

I’ve the By Hand London Victoria Blazer on my ‘to make’ list for ages. I knew I wanted to make a brown linen version but had found difficulty sourcing the right kind of brown linen until I went to the Knitting … Continue reading

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V9147

As soon as I saw this pattern I knew I wanted to make it up in a double faced linen I had been eyeing up on the Merchant and Mills website for some time. When the fabric arrived it was lovely, a … Continue reading

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Designin’ December Part 2…The Dress

Well at the end of Designin’ December Part 1. The pattern….I noted that I had not sewn with velvet before and now that I have I won’t be rushing to do it again in a hurry… To recap, I decided … Continue reading

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Christmas Jumpers

This week I have been forging ahead with my Christmas gifts and making jumpers for Christmas gifts. The first one is a Schnittchen patterns Catrin which I have made twice before and with which I have really struggled to get the … Continue reading

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Designin’ December Part 1. The pattern….

Sometimes you realise you may have bitten off more than you can chew.
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Great Granny’s Skirt

When I first met OH way back in 1980 I also met his grandmother Gladys, who, as we became parents became known simply as Great Granny. She was born in 1900 so was elderly even when I first met her … Continue reading

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