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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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WIP pouches

I have been sewing, despite appearances, and I have recently completed a couple of aprons for gifts, lunch mats, coffee cozies and several WIP pouches. I am particularly proud of the latter, as it took me awhile to figure out … Continue reading

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How does your garden grow?

Out here on the west coast of Canada the winter can be long and wet and the glorious summers are much yearned for during those months. I suspect it would be a little easier to bear if we got more … Continue reading

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The Treasure Chest

Tomorrow, Sunday 17th April, I will be participating in The Treasure Chest, a local business fair showcasing a range of unique businesses on Vancouver Island. It is being held at the Rugby Club, 6700 Dover Road in Nanaimo from 10am-4pm. … Continue reading

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New love

In addition to¬† my recent enthusiasm for knitting, I have been spending an inordinate amount of time on my very favourite new thing – Pinterest. What a work of genius! Perhaps it isn’t a novel concept, but it is the … Continue reading

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Hurrah for hats!

I’ve been working away on the knitting project bag and also on a needle roll and will post about my progress soon. I’m planning to put a clear fronted pocket in the interior of the bag and decided to hold … Continue reading

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Knitting bag plans

One of my personal goals for this year is to learn how to knit. Properly. Not just basic knit and purl, but proper casting on, a variety of stitches, following a pattern and making something other than a scarf (of … Continue reading

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