Standing Desk

left: My standing desk right: Did you know Hemingway wrote standing up? Well okay, a temporary standing desk. The Boy and I are living with…

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Truffle Dress Inspiration

So I’m still very slowly making my way through the Colette Patterns Sewing Handbook, and now I’m up to the Truffle Dress! As you can…

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Colette Patterns Pastille dress

FINALLY finished this dress! If you’re new around here or not paying attention, I actually started this dress back in February and was having a…

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Winning!

I usually don’t bother entering contests on blogs because I never win anything, but decided to try a couple just for the heck of it.…

Experiments with Blue Dye

I’ve been seeing a lot of hype about DIY dye jobs lately (okay, just on A Pair and A Spare but I figure she knows…

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How to throw an ice-cream party

1. Decorate some disposable bowls or cups with coloured tape. 2. Make (or buy) a big double batch of really good quality vanilla bean ice-cream.…

Tiny Owl Knits

I’m a little bit in love with the adorable and whimsical knitting projects on tiny owl knits. Maybe it’s a little weird to be thinking…

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DIY Moleskine passport cover

I’ve started packing for Singapore, and decided that whilst lovely my Kikki.K travel wallet is too chunky for such a short and straightforward trip. Lacking…

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Link Love: Various Things

Happy Friday all! I’m putting Freelance Fridays on hold as it takes some time to put together the posts, and I’d rather have quality posts…

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Heart Amigurumi

Happy Valentine’s Day! Or if you don’t celebrate it, happy Tuesday. The Boy and I don’t really celebrate Valentine’s Day, as our anniversary is just…

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Sewing the Pastille Dress muslin

Okay, so I still haven’t actually done the proper version of my Meringue Skirt yet, but I’m trying to keep up with this Colette Sewing…

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