Author Archives: Pippa

#StitchingSanta

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Both Nikki and I have signed up to this years #StitchingSanta hosted by Sewchet, and are hurriedly stalking our partners to work out what they would like to receive. With this in mind and because we are planning a home made advent calendar I have been thinking about the little things that you can make for people for Christmas. Whether… Read more »

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Monday Sevens #79

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Here is this weeks “Sunday” Sevens post, linking up to Natalie to give a snap shot view of how the last week has gone. So it turns out in the whole of the month of October we didn’t post a single post that wasn’t a Monday Sevens post! And I had thought that as we got towards the end of… Read more »

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Monday Sevens #77

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Here is this weeks “Sunday” Sevens post, linking up to Natalie to give a snap shot view of how the last week has gone. This week has been an equally hectic one with lots of different things going on. Monday: Philip returned to Norwich and Nikki and Pippa went into town to find some yellow material to make a dress… Read more »

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Monday Sevens #76

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Here is this weeks “Sunday” Sevens post, linking up to Natalie to give a snap shot view of how the last week has gone. Nikki has been trying out some more prototypes for bags from the sail that I brought back with me, this is the latest model. And she has been shopping for supplies to make more versions. Along… Read more »

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A/W ’16/17 Sewing Plans – a Review

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So it’s that time of year again where I make my sewing plans. Last year I made some plans for my Autumn Winter sewing and I thought I would do the same again this year and take a look back to see what I actually managed to achieve of my planned sewing from last year. I also made a #makenine… Read more »

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Monday Sevens #74

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Here is this weeks “Sunday” Sevens post, linking up to Natalie to give a snap shot view of how the last week has gone. This week has well and truly turned the corner into the Autumn and we have been processing the harvest bounty that this season provides us with. ie more apples than we know what to do with…… Read more »

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Malachite Socks – Planning Stages

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So Sorting through my stash recently reminded me that I bought some lovely sock yarn last year when I bought the oatmeal coloured wool, that I used for my recent socks. Obviously I cast on the cheaper of the wools after I got them and the nice stuff has been sitting in my wool box for a while now waiting… Read more »

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Using Ravelry’s Functions – taming my stash

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So up till recently I haven’t been using Ravelry to its fullest extent. Only in the last year have I really been using the favourite function and putting them into bundles so that I can find them more easily. Currently I am trying to use the stash function to organise all the wool in my stash. One of my biggest… Read more »

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