Category Archives: Crafting

March #WardrobeBuilder

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I have decided to follow along with The Petite Passions Wardrobe Builder Project. I had originally been planning to take part in Project #SewMyStyle but looking through it I find it a bit too prescriptive, they are listing one pattern each month and looking through them all I wasn’t taken by that many of them. Although #sewmystyle had discounts on… Read more »

My Style

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I am taking part in MIY March on Instagram and yesterdays prompt was style, which got me thinking about what my style is. Its always a good thing to know what your core style is when making clothes for yourself otherwise you end up spending time making something that never gets worn. My style has evolved over the years from… Read more »

A Dress Challenge: Jodi Bohra Part 1

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So as we mentioned in our Dress Challenge post we have agreed to design and make two outfits for our friend to wear to a wedding. The first one that we tackled was the Jodi Bohra. This outfit appears to go by many different names, depending I presume on the different origins and slight different variations of the outfit. The outfit… Read more »

Sewing Challenge: Petticoat

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So another on a list of things I volunteered to make for people… In some of our dance comps in the year there are Rock’n’Roll competitions and I volunteered to help a friend of mine out by making a skirt to match a leotard that she had bought. This post talks about what I have done so far to make… Read more »

My first ravelry project: Completed

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So I blogged a little while about My first Ravelry project – where I was making a squishy Fisherman’s rib scarf for my dance partner. Well now I have completed it! It has been bundled up and given to him, complete with exclaims of ‘it’s so squishy’. I think it’s safe to safe it was quite well received, which is a relief…. Read more »

A/W sewing plans – An Update

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Last year I wrote up some Autumn Winter Sewing Plans which I cant say that I got very far with! I did finish the neck line on my Aberdeen sweater but haven’t changed the cuffs yet. I now own the grey ponte for the Zephyr dress after winning £20 gift card from Tia Knight Jeans are still on my list!… Read more »

My first Ravelry project

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I have used the ravelry website a few times, to look for inspiration for projects but I have never actually made something with a project on there, until now… This project isn’t complete yet, just over the halfway mark now actually, but I probably won’t post any photos of it on here until it is done, in case the recipient… Read more »