Category Archives: stash

A warm head for Hugo

Reading northern hemisphere knitting blogs during the Australian summer prompts some odd behaviour. I recently spied the garter ear flap hat pattern on the gorgeous Purl Bee. How could I resist? Elena is the most frequent recipient of my knitted … Continue reading

Posted in Bendigo Woollen Mills, creating for boys, knitting, stash, yarn | 6 Comments

KCW makes so far

This has been a bit of a funny KCW. Things have been rather busy, and stinking hot. I’ve been sewing in the evenings – I’ve managed my one hour a day, but not much more! It feels like it’s all … Continue reading

Posted in clothes for children, Kid's Clothes Week, knitting, Made by Rae, sewing, stash, yarn | 8 Comments

Friday again. How does this keep happening?

I don’t know how it keeps happening, but it turns out today was Friday again. I can’t believe how quickly the weeks are flying by at the moment. At this rate Christmas will have been and gone before I get … Continue reading

Posted in garden, stash, waldorf doll | 2 Comments

Kid’s Clothes Week: Day 3….and a very worn out and worried Mamma

I try to stay upbeat here on the blog, but I must say I’ve been finding this parenting gig really tough this week. It’s so dispiriting to feel like you can’t fix things for an unsettled baby and make everything … Continue reading

Posted in baby, clothes for children, Kid's Clothes Week, MADE, raising children, sewing for charity, stash | 10 Comments

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

Posted in clothes for children, creating for boys, fabric, Kid's Clothes Week, MADE, re-purposed, sewing, sewing patterns, stash | 8 Comments

Kid’s Clothes Week: Day 1

This week is Kid’s Clothes Week, and I’m sewing along. The idea of KCW is to spend one hour a day sewing children’s clothes. I’m just spending whatever time I have, in case one of the kids gets sick or … Continue reading

Posted in clothes for children, Kid's Clothes Week, MADE, sewing, sewing patterns, stash | 4 Comments

Scrappy pin cushion

I hope your Friday evening ran more smoothly than ours! Hugo’s still having a love/hate relationship with sleep. Yesterday evening we were definitely on the hate side of the equation. We decided to get some take away for dinner and, … Continue reading

Posted in quilting, sewing, stash | 8 Comments