As a sewist and knitter I’ve always done pretty well at Christmas, a few years ago I got new Fiskars sewing shears and snips, and many beautiful how to books. Other non Christmas gifts have included Icelandic wool, organisers for my PDF patterns and of course bundles of fat quarters! This Christmas, however my family… Continue reading Christmas stash
Last year I knitted hats for my family, the year before I knit them all thick welly socks, I have kind of begun a tradition where my family rceive knitted goods for Christmas. Just after last year I decided to expand this enterprise to include my partners family too. He only has his parents, a… Continue reading So… many… freakin… socks!!
My sister is pretty good at nail art… I am not. But I wanted something a bit fancy for Christmas this year and asked if she would give me a festive manicure… she said yes providing I would whip her up a quick puppy scarf. She had found a spotted cotton pretty cheap and brought… Continue reading Tit-for-tat puppy scarf
It’s party season again! That of course means I need to make a new party dress… except this year I just stuck to making a new top. I shared my plans a couple of blog posts ago along with other items I was hoping to sew over the winter. So let’s jump straight to it..… Continue reading Sparkly!!
This year I’m really enjoying decorating our new house for Christmas. Because we are inviting his parents over for their Christmas dinner the focus has really been on the whole house rather than just the living room… which it’s always been when we were living in the flat. So of course me being me, I… Continue reading Christmas bunting…