That title feels a little melodramatic, I only made one other summer dress, I don’t even have a ‘middle of the summer dresses’. But as you know, summer has been a little busy for me. I actually attempted another summer dress but the damned thing came out so big I don’t think it’s salvageable… that’l… Continue reading The last of the summer dresses
Yeah I got a bit distracted in my last post, I was supposed to be showing you my new socks. Consider this part one of the great summer catch up! Back at the beginning of summer I felt it was time I made another pair of socks for me! But I couldn’t find a pattern… Continue reading So about those socks…
That title makes it sound like I’ve got millions! And honestly, by other knitters standards I only have a couple which haven’t been gifted to anyone yet (they do make awesome gifts). I only asked the question because a non-knitting friend called into question my sanity not too long ago. Let me set the scene…… Continue reading How many socks are too many?
So I believe I promised you a little tour of one of my new favourite spaces. My new and shiny sewing room!! Disclaimer… the sewing room also doubles as my office for work purposes and the general ironing room. This means I can often walk into the room and find my dear partners work shirts,… Continue reading A peek inside my sewing room
Wow… that was quite a break, I really didn’t intend for it to be quite so long! In my last mini little post I mentioned that we had packed up the house and moved, and, well, that’s taken up pretty much all of my time over the last few weeks. It was a pretty big… Continue reading Hiatus
Well the house has been packed away…. transported across the North (we didn’t move far)… and mostly unpacked again. This was very stressful and it also meant I couldn’t sew anything!! Aaaaaaaarrrgh!! I didn’t even have much time for knitting either. Yes people, it’s been hard. But my new home has something extra special that… Continue reading Meanwhile on Instagram
I write this on a day which is dull and rather chilly, which feels a million miles away from the day which I took the photos of this dress what I made. It’s been really hot here over the last few weeks which is really unusual for the extreme north of England. So to celebrate… Continue reading The first of the Summer Dresses