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Arachne Yoke

Yesterday was this year’s (and the ninth) SewBrum meet-up. Thanks to everyone who bought a ticket or donated a prize to the charity raffle, we raised £1,138 for this year’s charities; Birmingham & Solihull Women’s Aid and St Basil’s. That means SewBrum has now raised a total of £8,750 since …

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My 2021

I’ve always really enjoyed writing an end-of-year blog post, as an opportunity to remind myself what I got up to over the last 12 months and reminisce about the best bits. I also really enjoy revisiting those post a few years later on, as a neat encapsulation of my year. …

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Masika Knitted Skirt

It’s been ages since I sat down to write a blog post about a finished garment project. This little knitted skirt has been on my ‘to-make’ list for so long that I thought actually finishing it deserved recording. This is the Masika Skirt by Kari-Helene Rane, designed for, and knitted …

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Best Beret

Despite the fact that I rarely wear hats, including the RTW beret I have owned for years, at the end of last year I suddenly got the urge to knit a beret. I originally purchased a different knitting pattern, but then James N Watts’ Best Beret pattern was released and …

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Charlotte is stood in the park wearing a blue knitted beret, and blue knitted cardigan with large round buttons

Polkagris Kerchief

I hope everyone reading is enjoying the weekend. I had a great day attending the Sew Up North meet-up yesterday, and am thoroughly enjoying sitting on the sofa in my pyjamas this morning, with plans to sew while catching up with vlogs once I’ve clicked publish on this post. It’s …

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October Sewing Zine Vlog

I’ve uploaded a new vlog about what I’ve been up to lately, including my Georgie Dress, Observatory Shawl and faux fur Tamarack Jacket. View it below or via my YouTube channel: Things mentioned: Opian, Pilatus Swimsuit Closet Case Patterns, Pietra Pants Alice & Co Patterns Georgie Dress (free pattern) Masson Mill …

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Knitbot Trail Jacket

Having done very little knitting last year after a couple of dissatisfying projects, I had a really productive few months over Christmas and into the start of the new year. One of the projects I completed was this Trail Jacket, by Hannah Fettig (Knitbot). I finished it shortly before leaving …

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