Cardigans · My Creations · Yarny Stuff

Knitting Hiatus Coming To an End

After several months of inactivity, and many  thanks to the mild  Summer weather, I finally picked up my garments in progress. Knitting on Vinterfjell is reserved for my commute to and from work, while I’m knitting on Carbeth in the evenings after work. I tried on the latter after finishing it save for the icord,… Continue reading Knitting Hiatus Coming To an End

Accessories · My Creations

FO Friday – Ms Poppins’ Bag

So, here's presenting Ms Poppins' Bag Finishing it was pretty straightforward after settling the issue of how to stabilise it. I had to adjust the position of the magnetic clasp (underneath the pretend buckle) however, because the I didn’t use the prescribed clasp. Apart from that, assembly was okay. There's a slight difference between the… Continue reading FO Friday – Ms Poppins’ Bag

For The Boys · My Creations · Stitching · Trousers

WIP Wednesday – Simplicity 4760

 My plan is to make four items of clothing for myself for every item I make for the boys, so currently on my sewing table is Simplicity 4760 (version C). My carpet bag technically doesn’t count, so I’ve really only made three items (two tops and a dress), but I resisted the temptation to make the… Continue reading WIP Wednesday – Simplicity 4760

Accessories · My Creations · Stitching

Ms Poppins’ Bag In The Making

Weeks ago when I was off work recovering from dental surgery, all I did (pretty much, except undergoing retail therapy 😉) was binge watch Craftsy classes; and I must have watched about a dozen. Of all I watched, the bag making classes piqued my interest immediately. So last week, I set about making the carpet… Continue reading Ms Poppins’ Bag In The Making