Saturday, November 24, 2012

I’ve been wearing this toque ever since the weather turned. This is one of my favourite patterns from Jane Richmond. It’s so quick to knit and looks great every time. Many friends have found one of these under their tree at Christmas. This time around I used Malabrigo Rasta

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Monday, November 19, 2012

This is my first make of a Deer and Doe pattern.  I love the way it turned out, I cut a straight size 42 and it didn’t require any modifications.  I did shorten the sleeves and add a cuff as I didn’t find the wide sleeves all that flattering on me.  The instructions/diagrams were very […]

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Monday, November 12, 2012

Instead of flitting off somewhere warm and sunny for the long weekend, a good friend and I decided to stay in town and take some fibre art classes at my local wool shop, Knotty by Nature.  First, on Saturday we did the intro to wet felting class, followed by an afternoon at the spa and […]

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Thursday, November 8, 2012

Since I’m not eating anything remotely close to a chocolate truffle at the moment (eight weeks – no sugar, no alcohol, no grains.) I thought I would make one I could wear. This is my make of the Truffle dress from The Colette Sewing Handbook.  I received the book last Christmas and this is my […]

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Saturday, November 3, 2012

    Both of these beauties arrived in the mail this week!  The pattern is from Deer & Doe and I found the fabric online from fabrictales.com.  Both packages arrived quickly from opposite sides of the world.  I’m pretty excited to make this dress, and I’m sure Paunnet’s sew-along will be required as I don’t think […]

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