Author Archives: Pippa

Monday Sevens #73

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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 a bit quieter than some of the previous ones, so much so that Pippa even managed to sit down in front of the sewing machine and create a cropped velvet top to… Read more »

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Knitting a “Boyfriend Cardigan” – Planning stage

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So after Swatching a piece for Nikki’s red lounge blanket I decided the the random wool I have pulled out of the wool chest worked really well in the seed stitch that I have been using and really wanted to make a cardigan out of it. I made myself wait until I had finished some other projects but once I… Read more »

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Monday Sevens #72

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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 last week has been a bit of a week of two halves, Nikki and Philip have been away in Manchester and Pippa has been at home almost all week, only working one day! It must… Read more »

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Oatmeal Socks – Finished Knitting

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So I have finally finished some knitting projects and have a few photos to show off so here goes… I finished another pair of socks that I started knitting as a travelling project when we went up to Scotland. I used the car socks as a base and then added a Celtic Cross pattern to the front of the socks…. Read more »

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Monday Sevens #68

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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. Carrying on with some new recipes we tried Chorizo and butter bean hash which turned out to be very tasty 🙂 Although next time I think I’ll just fry the eggs separately, it would probably be… Read more »

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Little Black Dress

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With my Uncles funeral coming up next week I decided that it was high time that I got myself a Little Black Dress. Something that can be dressed up for those occasions that need it, or dressed down a bit. Nikki, Philip and I are travelling straight up to Scotland after the funeral so having a multi function outfit is… Read more »

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March Round up

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Its almost the end of April but I have only just got the motivation to do my March Round up this month was quite productive but probably not as productive as February was. Probably my biggest sewing achievement to date has been completed this month: I MADE JEANS!! I added to my Tshirt Collection: I completed a black leotard to… Read more »

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Monday Sevens #59

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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 we continued the work in the garden this week and definitely turned a corner in making it look nice again. You might have glimpsed this photo in the post ‘last week’ but this was actually… Read more »

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