Cuff down socks for a beginner knitter

Cuff down socks for a beginner knitterAfter my first pair of socks, worked toe up, I decided that my next pair should be cuff down to compare methods and see which I preferred. This pair uses methods from a number of sources and worked out pretty well... to a point that I think that I prefer cuff down to toe up actually!
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Honeydew Hoodie


Honeydew Hoodie


Seeing as my lovely niece is only one year old, and Lisa Comfort had 50% off in her Black Friday Sale, I decided to make her a Honeydew Hoodie for her Christmas present this year. It's a great pattern for a reversible hoodie and a lovely handmade gift for a little one. I had this ready to go in an afternoon and can't wait to see if it fits.

Honeydew Hoodie


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Klum House Woodland Dopp kit

Klum House Woodland Dopp kit


This is one of my most enjoyable and satisfying projects this year....everything you need in one kit and an impressive looking product at the end. It's so much simpler than it looks and only took 90 minutes! As part of #sewmystyle2018 I attempted bag making for the first time with the Klum House Portsmith Tote and was surprised at how easy it was to achieve a professional finish, so had no qualms about having a go at this cute pattern. This is the Woodland pouch by Klum House, which is a waterproof, boxy pouch with a sturdy zipper closure, leather tabs at the ends and is fully lined.

Klum House Woodland Dopp kit

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The Sewcialite Soiree and a customised By Hand London Anna Dress

The Sewcialite Soiree and a customised By Hand London Anna Dress

Sewing people really are the best...they even arrange events where you can wear the projects you love to make yet rarely have occasion to wear. Last month I headed over to Bristol for the Sewcialite Soiree to enjoy an evening getting to know other makers and having a good old dance too. It sounds odd enough when you tell your family that you are heading across the country to meet people you have only seen on the internet, let alone never talked to or met, and it's even more odd when you arrive at a party where everyone is not only cool with that, but also in having what they are wearing examined in detail. And yet, we all loved it. So much so that the only evidence I have that I was there is the photo booth...I took no photos because I was having such a good time! Hence why it's taken me ages to actually photograph and talk about what I made for the event....
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Hi, I'm Laura. Welcome to my journeys with modern, feminine dressmaking; pattern reviews, tips and guides for beginners. I'm a lifelong foodie, so you'll also find some delicious recipes and places to get that foodie fix.
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