Colourful Culottes

What wonderful inventions are culottes! I absolutely adore wearing these, although I don’t often. They’re just over a year old now as I finished them in January last year, but as I was finding I never wore them, I have just dyed them! They’re made up in divine orange fine cord, which I purchased from…

Marcy Marcy – Vogue 8876

After a bit of a hiatus, this is the item that really got me sewing in my new house. I had chosen the pattern – Marcy Tilton Vogue 8876 – and cut out the fabric over a year before, on the floor of the living room in my previous house in Inverness. And while cutting…

Antlers

My second bottom-up cardigan, this has had a very heavy rotation this winter. As in, never-off-my-back rotation. It’s knitted from incredibly warm Hebridean wool, which is a natural black – so soft, almost dark brown, with the occasional white hairs. It’s a wee bit itchy, but that’s a price worth paying for something that is…

Cropped Cardigan

Way back in July 2017 I decided to recreate a cardigan that I had had and loved as a student. I found it immensely useful, and wore it often. Now, I cannot remember what happened to it, but I definitely wanted another version. The cardigan in question was tight fitting, cropped and very simple. It…

New Blog

Hi all! After a lot of to-ing and fro-ing I have finally taken the first step into starting a making blog! I already write a blog on environmental hope over at¬†Heathery Bean,¬†but this is my first foray into writing about the things I create. I’ve been a maker for my whole life, but started seriously…