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Top 5s of 2015

‘Tis the season! Tis the season for the annual sewing roundup hosted by Gillian at Crafting a Rainbow. Reflections I haven’t sewn as much this year as last year, and I’ve blogged much less. Some of this is for good … 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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Top 5s for 2014: Misses

Happy New Year! I have not quite adjusted to this 2015 business, and am still finishing up what has become an annual tradition in le sewing blogosphere – looking back over the year in sewing, and picking out Top 5s … Continue reading

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Stash Skirt

This was not a planned project. This was the impulse product of a frenzied Saturday afternoon at the craft table – I was restless, I wanted to make something already (I was halfway through cutting a pattern that’s too big for my craft … Continue reading

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V8772 #6: Purple at last

I’m not entirely sure what I think about this one. It’s yet another Vogue 8772 – my sixth. (Numbers 1-4, five.) It’s a lovely mottled purple (it looks kind of blue in the photos, but it’s purple) with long sleeves … Continue reading

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Trouser the lot of ’em!

So in the last waistcoat post I mentioned that it had originally been scheduled to blog alongside the matching trousers, but this had not happened because the trousers in question had also not happened. The trousers are another set of … Continue reading

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Top 5s for 2013

I’ve been sewing all through 2013, but only started blogging about it in July, having discovered the sewing blogosphere and all its wonderful people. So now that the Top 5s of 2013 post meme has started going around, my list … Continue reading

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The Ski Jumper

… or, how I learned to stop worrying and learn that knit fabric is basically just fabric. I have been meaning to have a go with knits for a long time. I have a big knit project in mind that … Continue reading

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The Accidental Vest

This was supposed to be a waistcoat – another return to the snug reliability of Lekala 5016. After two black ones I wanted a grey one to go with my other suit, and this time I tried nipping in the … Continue reading

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Non-negotiables

I’m still working on the Harlequin jacket. It’s been slow going, partly because there have been other things going on (18/19 Jul: on a course. 20 Jul: BIRTHDAY! 21 Jul: all day LARP. 22 Jul: mildly concussed, decided to stay … Continue reading

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