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Use Nine 2019 – Pippa

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Well, it looks like February might be the month I return to blogging and hopefully I manage to keep it up throughout the year. Part of my problem in the main part of the year is that I don’t like WordPress’s mobile app at all and I have issues uploading images to it as well! And I just don’t have… Read more »

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Make Nine 2019 – Pippa

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Pippa's Make Nine grid

Despite publishing my #MakeNine list on Instagram I never got round to putting anything up here and have generally been very lax about writing blog posts lately. It seems that I have been struggling for motivation for both creating content for the blog and for creating in general. Since finishing sewing Christmas presents I have sewn the sum total of… Read more »

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Sew Frosting Dress

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So I was considering joining in the Sew Frosting challenge hosted by Closet Case Patterns and True Bias but didn’t really get that far in thinking about what I was going to sew and then I got thinking about possibly sewing another Christmas outfit* for this year and I can’t get deep forest green out of my head at the… Read more »

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Pippa’s Make Nine Update

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Now that I’m back from sailing the whole time I am thinking about what I want to sew, so I have had a look at my progress on my #makenine plans. So far I have managed to finish my blanket and my Sasha trousers (minus hemming them) and started on a nice floaty blouse for me. I am switching out… Read more »

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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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Monday Sevens #103

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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. Well this time it is actually only a weeks worth of update! Although we’ve still managed to pack a reasonable amount in. I started off the week with a few meetings at the university. I managed… 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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Monday sevens #102

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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. Well it’s been a very busy couple of weeks since we last managed a Monday sevens post and lots has been going on with some pretty major milestones passed! So this might be a bit of… Read more »

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