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Soft blue comfypants

I don’t mind admitting that I like sitting on the sofa. Reading, cwtshing dogs, knitting or sewing – nearly all my favourite activities are done best while sitting somewhere comfortable. I lean back, stretch out my legs, heave a happy … Continue reading

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Happy dog blanket (upcycling project)

I love dogs, which is why I like making dog blankets. It’s the ideal playground for me to try out new techniques, as dogs don’t look critically at my stitches. They just want a cuddly blanket. I inherited a bunch … Continue reading

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Sofa Throw: the saga continues

Looking through my archive, I’m flabberghasted to discover that I posted about my Sofa Throw in June 2016. June! 2016! How time flies when you have other things to do… It’s still just about winterish outside, although it did briefly … Continue reading

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Getting it right

Sometimes you make something and it’s just not quite right. You’re sort of satisfied with it, but something about it is subtly wrong. So it was with me and this crocheted cardigan that I made last year. Blimey – last … Continue reading

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Snowflake quilt

Sometimes I get so caught up in making new stuff, I forget to post whatever project I’ve just finished. So it happened with this quilt. I’ve now been happily sitting on it for months but only recently discovered that I … Continue reading

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Millefiori #3

And another update on my La Passacaglia Millefiori quilt. It is very slow work, particularly when it comes to the big rosettes. Not that I mind it being slow work: I like slow. And now I have finished by second … Continue reading

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Lead character

Sometimes I like to make something just to prove a point. It’s not as if dog leads and collars weren’t available cheaply enough. But when I realised that a) webbing from my local climbing supply shop is dead cheap and … Continue reading

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