Category Archives: Sewing

Me-Made May 2020:Post 2

The day began with a Colette Myrtle and a Mouse House Creations Julia paired with rtw socks and Kwik Sew 3881. After being out and about I switched to a Cashmerette Turner, Kwik Sew 3881 and the pair of socks … Continue reading

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Me Made May 2020 Week 1 Part 1

Feliz Cinco de Mayo! Wow! It’s nice to get dressed. It helps that I’ve had both free time to spend on hobbies and things to tack my days down on the calendar. I finished one knitting and one embroidery project. … Continue reading

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Me Made May 2020 Pledge

Once again it is time for Me-Made-May. Thank you again to our wonderful host Zoe, over on So Zo…What do you know? I promise to get dressed. Most of my wardrobe is me made these days. Handknit socks, me made … Continue reading

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First Finishes 2020

It is a strong year so far for crafting. With my foot heeling up well enough for at least some wheel spinning allowing me to ply two previously spun fibers. These are now waiting for their baths. They pile of … Continue reading

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Plans Happen

I made plans. Not real time sensitive plans, actually, I just purchased some fabrics that would coordinate and work with TNT patterns to give me a wardrobe refresh as many of my most loved items are looking a bit worn. … Continue reading

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“Shirt with Gloves”

Having sized up from an 8 to a 12 (his current ready to wear size is 10) when guesstimating O’s current size I went a size too far. He didn’t mind swimming in the latest batch of Rowan Tee Hoodies … Continue reading

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Photos in Real Time

Sometimes you say “Fuck it.” and accept that a picture of your child from behind while she’s distracted is all you can get. Keeping with the theme of Mommy and Me I took advantage of my husband’s day off for … Continue reading

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Adrienne Blouse Dress Hack

Time for the annual holiday dress. Being totally on top of things this year, I have fabric and a style in mind. I extend the Adrienne Blouse pattern 32″ creating a simple dress that will be low stress. Until I … Continue reading

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Blah Wool Dress

Sewn in October. Having made more than half a dozen Turner dresses, putting on this luscious chocolate wool dress with its lovingly serged seams and double needle finished hems, I was surprised just how blah it looked. I did raise … Continue reading

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Things Piled Up

Piles of French knots on make blackberries on my first mountmellick stitchery. Eventually it will be a biscornu. Things have been piled up lately. Good things like hundreds skeins of yarn and many WIP, not so good things like all … Continue reading

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