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FO Friday – Knitting Tote

I finally got a chance to take clear photos of my new tote yesterday, and here they are for your viewing pleasure 🙂. The finished bag is approximately 13 3/4" wide, 11 7/8" high, and 4 3/8" deep; a big bag (bigger than my handbags) and will be a workhorse as Kathy of Sewing, etc … Continue reading FO Friday – Knitting Tote

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Knitting Tote In Progress

I currently have two project bags, both with drawstrings. The first one I made (and my favourite till now) was with recycled fabric and supplies (yes, I'm cheap like that 😉). The fabric was my leather handbag bag, and it's rather small. The second which is a tad bigger has been looking the worse for wear… Continue reading Knitting Tote In Progress

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FO Friday – Simplicity 4760

I picked up where I left off on my son's pairs of shorts thinking that attaching the facing will be a breeze, but it didn't turn out so. Normally, I fall back on diagrams whenever I don’t understand the instructions, but the accompanying diagram was of no help at all (below). I think the fact that… Continue reading FO Friday – Simplicity 4760

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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