Category Archives: Sewing

2016 Makes – 2017 Aims.

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2016 is over now and its time to look back on the year and forward to the next one. I haven’t found 2016 too bad on a personal level but as a year globally, what a year! But one good thing that a friend posted on FB is that we had no forces personnel deaths on operations, the first year… Read more »

#StitchingSanta Reveal – Pippa

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My apologies for how long it has taken for me to get these photos up but Christmas/New Year is a time that I don’t really spend that much time on technology. Lots of knitting and cooking etc. Here are the two #StitchingSanta presents that I received. First is my Knitting one from Hila at Saturdaynightstitch this lovely West Yorkshire Spinners… Read more »

Christmas Making

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So you may have seen a few things that we have posted in various Sunday Seven posts showing some of our makes for Christmas presents. There has been quite a bit going on in the background so I thought that I would recap a few of the things that can be shown on here :p Knitting Project bags: I created… Read more »

Bath Ball Top

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Last year I made myself a ball dress for Bath Ball, this year I decided to make myself a top which went over this dress to make it another outfit.  Initially I made a top out of a burda style magazine but it really didn’t fit and I don’t have any photos of it.  My mother came to my rescue… Read more »

Red Latin Two Piece

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The other day when writing the post for Sunday Sevens I realised that there are many of our dance dresses that we have not blogged about. I thought I should try to change some of this (and I should do this for clothing too but baby steps!) I looked back through my phone photo back up (you have to love… Read more »

Autumn/Winter Sewing Plans

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Every season I keep planning my new seasons sewing. I don’t often get round to sewing what I have dreamed about sewing, but this year I have been trying to stream line my wardrobe and make it more inline with a “capsule wardrobe”. I will never get to throwing everything out and just having 36 items of clothing or how… Read more »

Mis-Interpreted Deadlines – Outfit Along 2016

So I had thought the deadline for 2016’s outfit along was today and I am still working on the second front for my cardigan. Despite working on the cardigan in many odd places I just didn’t have enough days this month where knitting was possible.  It turns out I have an extra month to finish the cardigan. Woop. Lots of… Read more »