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Pippa’s Summer of Basics Plan

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I have been planning to take part in the summer of basics this year and have planned some of my makes out and even started the knitting but have yet to write them up in any form, so here are my plans: The idea of the Summer of Basics is to create the garments that will fill some holes in… Read more »

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Nikki’s 2018 Make Nine – update

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So it’s somehow got to 6 months through the year… quite how I’m really not sure. It’s has just whizzed by. But I thought it would be a good idea to do an update on my Make Nine challenge that I posted about at the beginning of the year.   In Progress Blanket – my red lounge blanket – this is… Read more »

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Nikki’s Summer of Basics Plan

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So this year I’ve decided to try and join in with the #summerofbasics organised by Fringe Association after Pippa told me about it last month. This post is a little bit delayed as I have been super busy finishing off all my PhD stuff, but late is better than never! The idea of summer of basics is to plan, make and… Read more »

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Nikki’s Ginger Jeans – Part 1

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So as I mentioned in the last two installments of Monday Sevens (here and here) I have recently been attempting to make some Ginger Jeans from Closet Case patterns. This is one of the patterns on my 2018 make-nine so hopefully something else that can get ticked off. This will probably have two installments as the jeans are only partially… Read more »

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Nikki’s Me-Made-May 2018 – week 2

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So here we have my second instalment of me-made-mayness! Well the beginning half of this week was pretty productive, but the second half of the week hasn’t really allowed me to do much sewing. Unfortunately it was quite busy with lots of funeral preparation, and the rest of the month might not give me much sewing time as I might… Read more »

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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 – 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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