Tag Archives: Autumn

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 »

Weekend Haul I {Jelly Time}

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This weekend I have been busy making stuff from a ton of windfalls the my parents brought down the other weekend and trying to preserve some of the produce from our garden.  I made Rosemary Jelly with all the Rosemary ‘branches’ which were lying along the floor.  Quince Jelly (with apples) from some of the Ornamental Quince from my parents… Read more »

Autumn Update!

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So I have actually had a bit of time recently to write some blog posts and make some new items, but that time might go away quite soon. I am just about to start university again, tomorrow is the first day of my PhD program! Unfortunately this probably means I will say bye bye to my free time.  I have… Read more »

Knitted Jumper – Upcycled 3 ways. Part II – Cowl

Part two of the Knitted Jumper Up-cycling. A very simple one today, A Cowl: From this: To this: This upcyling is a very simple one since the jumper that I bought had a cowl neck on it anyway. It is just a case of separating it from the body of the jumper and finishing the edges. Find where the cowl… Read more »

Knitted Jumper – Upcycled 3 ways. Part I – Head Band

I have bought a large knitted jumper from a charity shop to cut into and make nice new autumn fashion with 😀  I am really looking forward to autumn as it gives me a chance to wear snuggly jumpers and boots again.  Taking this jumper: I have made a Head Band, a Cowl and a set of Ankle warmers which also double… Read more »