Sashiko Embroidery

Sashiko embroidery is something that I’m really interested in – so I thought I’d share the idea with you and maybe give you some inspiration for this week’s challenge for Mend It Month! (If you have absolutely no idea what I’m talking about, read the post linked there) Sashiko embroidery, also known as sashiko mending –…

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I’ve Made a Printable!

Hello there! Today I have something mighty exciting, even if I do say so myself – so I’ll cut to the chase; I’ve made a free printable for you! This printable is one that you can use for those moments when you see a garment and think ‘boy oh boy do I want to make…

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Craftivism – #yasvb

I was going to do a post today showing you all of the lovely and wonderful things that I bought at the weekend during the Spring Knitting and Stitching show, but then I realised that it would take me about four hours to take photos of all of the things that I bought, and that…

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DIY Bead Ideas

This one’s about 24 hours late, and I’ve felt uneasy all day because it just doesn’t feel normal putting up a post after it’s meant to be written! This is evidence of why I should plan ahead – most of the time I do, and most of the time I’ve even got a blog post…

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How I Plan My Sewing

One of my personal New Years Resolutions was to try to harness my spending habits – minimise impulse buying, maximise saving. Naturally, this was broken on the second day of the year (pre-ordering some fabric), but I’m still determined to make it work. The way that I’m doing this in terms of knitting and sewing is…

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What To Do With Your Fabric Scraps

Today I thought I’d write a post that even non-sewers could probably benefit from; what to do with any scrap bits of fabric that you have around, whether they’re from a dressmaking or quilting project, or just a top that you don’t wear anymore. I’m meant to be writing an essay for English Lit at the…

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