Breast Cancer Site Support Admire Honor Tee

Donate. Volunteer. Walk. Share. Listen. Fight. Care. Love.

Cancer can’t be beaten until we all help in some way. #DoSomething #NuffSaid

Found this on a tee at The Breast Cancer Site. If you’ve never heard about this awesome collaborative effort then check them out! Every purchase helps to fund mammograms, breast cancer research and cancer care programmes. P.S. I’m not being compensated in any way by sharing this info. I just think that this website is a great idea worth sharing.

Seven Stepfords in September

I know that it’s been a while… A long while… But I’m back and busy busy busy at the sewing machine. My wardrobe has been seriously depleted over the past year with recent weight loss (this will be tackled in another post)¬†and I am in need of things to wear. So I’m starting my return to the blogoverse with a personal sewing challenge.

Have you seen the new versatile and adaptable pattern from the fantastic pairing of Alida Lee at Alida Makes and Jessica Abbott at The Sewing Rabbit? The Stepford Seven is an amazingly detailed and beautiful e-book showing you how to sew seven variations of Alida’s original Stepford Dress pattern. Can we say, AWESOME!

Alida Makes - The Stepford Seven Dress

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Hook’d: Navy Doily Earrings

I’m fairly certain that I’ve developed a crochet jewellery addiction. Bracelets and earrings being my downfall. So keep an eye out for plenty of those projects.

One of my favourite patterns so far is the Doily Earrings by Emily Forrest. And yes, they really were as simple to make as they look.

Crochet Navy Doily Earrings

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Hook’d: Les Echelles Slouchy

Okay, I have a confession to make. I am one of those women who spent her teenage years always having a hat or scarf to hand to cover my hair whenever it was being unruly and I had somewhere to go. It was only when I was working in a full-time front-of-the-house position that I actually only used scarf when I was sleeping to attempt to get a hairdo last a whole week.

But in the past 2 years, I’ve been feeling for hats again. And there’s nothing like Ravelry to keep that particular fire burning.

Last week, I found this really cool looking free pattern by the talented Jess at Mighty Aglet, which she calls Les Echelles Slouch Hat.

Les Echelles Slouchy Hat

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