Category Archives: fabric

Some hexagons

Sorry I’ve been so absent around here. I’ve been doing a lot of life admin and I’m not exactly the type of blogger to write a ‘1o top tips for tidying your living room’ post. You don’t need to read … Continue reading

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Kid’s Clothes Week: Day 2

I’m loving this concentrating on sewing children’s clothes thing. It sounds restrictive, but it’s actually quite fun. I’m even getting on relatively well with my overlocker. I’m not sure how much I’m going to get done for the rest of … Continue reading

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An unintentional break

It has been a long, quiet fortnight here. Alex has been away with work, we’ve had family visiting, Hugo’s had an ear infection which has stuck around – and had teeth numbers three and four arrive. We don’t do things … Continue reading

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Everyone’s turning two!

We’ve had so many lovely little friends turn two lately and it’s been so much fun. We were off to another party this weekend and a little birdie told me the birthday girl was receiving a doll for her birthday. … Continue reading

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I got lucky

Earlier in the year I participated in the covert robin, a crafty swap. Some of you may recall that I knitted a cowl for Ally (Quilting Mumma) and recieved a lovely change caddy and a coffee cup holder from Jenya … Continue reading

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The pretty made me do it

There should be a law against enticing fabric stores. I ventured into a local store in search of buttons for the in threes that is currently on my needles and a few small haberdashery items. I’m not sure how it … Continue reading

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Knit, knit, knit

It’s official. The Beyond Puerperium is my go-to baby boy gift knit. I’ve just cast on another for a children’s Secret Santa swap. This is an internet-based swap so I don’t know what this little fellow’s complexion is like. I … Continue reading

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