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Some of this year’s hats

March 25, 2012

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I’ve always thought hats are not my thing. Sure, I wear them, but they’re not much to look at, especially when they’re on me. But then I bought a new coat and needed a new hat. And I made one and it actually looked cute. So I made more.

Big boyfriend sweater

March 24, 2012

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This Xmas, I made a sweater for my bf. It didn’t take much time to knit in comparison with the time it took to take a few photos. Anyhow, here it is. 3×3 ribs + cable panels, Løve Garn Greenland, 4.5 and 5.5mm needles.

Newest additions to my stash

March 23, 2012

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Quite unexpectedly, I ended up at a home decor fabric shop yesterday. I had no intention whatsoever to buy anything. But for some reason I stepped out with 3m of fabric and 2m of lace ribbon.

The story of how I started sewing

March 23, 2012

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I’ts actually quite simple. I’m a granny’s girl. And my granny used to be a dressmaker at the local drama/opera/ballet theatre. She had been retired for years already when I was born, but still, she had clients come in from time to time. And she made gorgeous dresses for me. Each time she made something […]

Pretty poppy gloves

March 9, 2012

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It’s never a good idea to use a cross stitch pattern for knitting. I know. But this little flower motive was just so pretty that I had to try. I still have to hide the yarn ends and add some beads. But at least the knitting part is over.

Bow-collared blouse

March 9, 2012

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I finished one of my clothing projects today. Pattern from Patrones magazine (although somewhat modified). And, as if to fill a void, a copy of Patrones magazine (no 313) was in my mailbox today. So many ideas, so little time. And so many older ideas to complete. But there’s one shirt dress I will most definitely […]

A bit of colour

March 9, 2012

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I’m not a quilter so I turned toomuchery panels into a simple set of pillows: 3x40x40+2x60x60. And I made new bed covers for the … um… spare room? Reading room? Guest room? Office?   And the colour gamma for my kitchen… There’s some stuff missing (one drawer and two shelves, above all) so I’m not […]