Category Archives: sewing

100 Mile Fleece and Fibre Fair

It has been a busy spring chez Pip ‘n’ Milly Creations. Between all the usual family things like school, swimming lessons, gymnastics, gardening, Lego-building, movie-watching, story-reading, bike-riding and more, I’ve continued working on sewing orders, test knitting and doing some … Continue reading

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MIWS stash and destash event

The Mid-Island Weavers and Spinners Guild is hosting their biennial sale event tomorrow, March 16th, from 9.30am to 1pm at St Paul’s Anglican Church, 100 Chapel Street, Nanaimo. There will be a variety of vendors selling everything from fleeces, fibre, … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween!

Today I am reminded how grateful I am for the fact that the local malls host trick or treating. The weather is absolutely dreadful right now and going door to door would be a wet and miserable experience – for … Continue reading

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Catching up

I would be catching up a little faster, but I accidentally deleted the post I just wrote. Frustrating beyond belief, when I finally get round to writing something! Believe me when I say it was thrilling and entertaining… Anyway, the … Continue reading

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Slow down!

Time is passing by far too quickly! Slow down, world, I’ve got lots to do! Hard to believe that we are approaching the end of October, Halloween is almost here and that means Christmas can’t be too far behind. I … Continue reading

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September projects

Summer definitely is on the way out and fall is on the way in. Summer was late, short and hot this year and the sudden change to chilly, grey rain was a bit of a shock to the system! The … Continue reading

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Knitting bag and other things

My recent fixation with learning to knit has rather diverted my focus from adding items to the shop, writing blog posts and even posting pictures of some of the one of a kind bags I have made. I have been … Continue reading

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Boy-friendly messenger bag

No, not designed for a boy, but for a mom who has three boys and wanted a bag which would withstand the rigours of an active, rough and tumble life! The exterior is a hard-wearing denim with a subtle herringbone … Continue reading

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Butterfly messenger bag

I worked on a particular order in July for a customer in Vancouver, but haven’t been able to post about it yet, as it was destined to be a special birthday gift. I’ve just heard from the recipient and she … Continue reading

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Work-in-progress pouches

These are two of the recent work-in-progress pouches I have made for custom orders. The coordinating fabrics are from a range called ‘Butterfly Carnival’ by Fabric Freedom of London. The orange butterfly print instantly caught my eye and I am … Continue reading

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