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“It accelerated smoothly, leaving physics squirming in its wake …”

I have written my fair share of fan fiction (lo these many years ago) but never fanart – never had the knack. Turned out all I needed was a change of medium. As well as a reasonably functional cushion (see! … Continue reading

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Patchwork bag (+ pattern and tutorial)

My mum has a little squooshy bag she brought back from, I think, China (Edit: My sister tells me it was Korea), made of a patchwork of tiny silk squares. It’s quite delicate, and some of the seams are coming apart. … Continue reading

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Small projects

It’s summer and I have a hunger for projects I can do in one evening. Also I recently threw a mostly-finished button-up shirt into a corner and am a wee bit burned out on wovens and their fitting woes; I … Continue reading

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My oldest UFO, in numbers

  I have a stash. I am seriously crunched for storage space. What I need to do is use some of it, but an interim palliative is reorganisation. In particular, I recently got fixated on one shelf that had remained quietly undisturbed … Continue reading

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Pink!

I’m not dead! Sewing’s been slow, though, thanks to dentistry – I’ve had three wisdom teeth out in the last month and do not quite trust myself to operate the go-fast-and-stab-things machine when dealing with dental pain and/or dental painkillers. … Continue reading

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I have a leopard. Do you have a leopard?

So in our Friday night D&D campaign, one of the other characters had a familiar – a giant spider. The player in question brought a plushie spider along to the game and used it as a prop: talking to it … Continue reading

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V8772: Rocket Edition

Necessity is the mother of invention. In this case, when I spotted this light blue fabric on the Pin It & Stitch stall at the Knitting & Stitching Show, it was suddenly extremely necessary that I make a shirt out … Continue reading

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A sweater dress-tunic-thing

The Jasper sweater by Paprika Patterns is named after the semiprecious stone, but to me Jasper will always be the name of my short-lived first character in Savage Tide. This is his meeple: And this is what happened to him: … Continue reading

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Are you ready, boots?

I like boots. Boots do not like me. I own one pair of knee-high boots, which are heavy goth platforms that do up with Velcro (as seen here and here). They’re the only knee-highs I’ve ever tried that actually fit, … Continue reading

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MyImage M1253 with red detail

Not much to report here. These are another set of MyImage M1253 trousers, this time nominally view B (the only difference is that the inset panel is plain rather than pleated). In the original only the front leg is pieced; … Continue reading

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