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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 »

Monday Sevens #48

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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 got stuck into her first knitting project of the year starting with these 3 massive balls of wool! And Pippa managed to document her scarf at least partially Nikki & Philip finally got their painting stretched… Read more »

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 »

Sunday Sevens #42

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Here is this weeks Sunday Sevens post, linking up to Natalie to give a snap shot view of how my last week has gone. This week has been a bit of a whirlwind I started the week at Ed’s in Worcester, travelled down to Poole on the Monday spent a few days there before travelling back to Southampton on the… Read more »

Sunday Sevens #40

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Here is “this weeks” Sunday Sevens post, linking up to Natalie to give a snap shot view of how my last two weeks have gone (I might have missed a week again). Coming home from Poole I caught up with my train knitting. This is another knitting project that has come from my nan and this time is a present… 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 »

Sunday Sevens #32

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Here is this weeks Sunday Sevens post, linking up to Natalie to give a snap shot view of how my week has been going. This week was another week with kids, sailing all week on the Sunsail boats and then racing out of Yarmouth at the weekend. We did manage a bit of peace and quiet at times when sailing…… Read more »