Category Archives: Crafting

Nikki’s Me-Made-May 2018 – week 1

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Well it is that time of year again where some sewists give themselves a bit of a challenge and pledge to wear me-made clothes in the month of may. The pledges vary significantly but you can follow a lot of the outifts through #mmmay and #mmmay18 on instagram. Now I didn’t actually make a pledge, this was for a few reasons. Firstly I was… Read more »

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Me-Made-May 2018

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So I am planning on taking part in Me-Made-May again this year, I always have big plans for it but never seem to follow through for the whole month. Hopefully I can this year, my calendar is looking a bit less busy at the moment than normal. The aim of Me-Made-May is, well anything you want it to be. Me-Made-May’18… Read more »

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Pippa’s 2017 Makes – Knitting

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Here is this year’s round-up of Knitting projects, to complement my round-up of sewing achievements that I posted last week. Again my most productive months have been in the winter as I have more spare time then but I always seem to have some knitting on the go during the summer as this is much more portable than my sewing…. Read more »

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Pippa’s 2017 Makes – Sewing

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So this years roundup of Sewing and Knitting (to come soon) has taken a little while in the making, partly due to editing the photos for it. I got given a “new” laptop at Christmas as my old one was finally giving up the ghost and didn’t work unless it was plugged into the power and worked at a snail’s… Read more »

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Nikki’s 2018 Make Nine

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I have not really made any sewing/making resolutions before, but this year I thought I would try to make myself a realistic challenge of nine items to create before the end of the year. I’m definitely more of an impulsive sewer rather than scheduling in my creations, but maybe this year I might actually manage to get some things made… Read more »

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Pippa’s Stitching Santa

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So the Christmas period got away from me a little so this round up of my #StitchingSanta parcels is a little late but here goes. I recieved a wonderful Wooly Stitching Santa from Quirky Hannah which consisted of some Gorgeous varigated Yarn, two balls of chunky wool and some lovely cornish tea (Which has tall ships on it!), a lovely… Read more »

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Nikki’s #stitchingsanta 2017 – Sent and Received

Whoops this was a bit later than intended as the time between Christmas and New Year just seemed to whoosh by and before you know it January is here!! This year was my second time taking part in the #stitchingsanta wonderfully organised by Sheila @ Sewchet – I only took part in the sewing one as I don’t really do… Read more »

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Machir Bay Shawl – Finished Knitting

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Surprisingly given it is the run up to Christmas and I really should be focusing on presents for everyone I have actually got a finished item to show you which I knit for myself. Admittedly I cast this on as my late #ChristmasEveCastOn last year* and has it finished and blocked in time to wear home from my parents after… Read more »

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