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Look What I Made: Giant Granny Squares Blanket

Yep, I made a baby! A pretty cute one too. And a blanket, a pretty big one at that. Three years in the making, off and on. Probably more off than on. Now it’s all done, just in time for…Summer. … Continue reading

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Look What I Made: Clementine Dress

Look what I made! A dress! With the Clementine Dress pattern by my uber-talented friend Thouraya from Amelie and Atticus (she sews, crochets, cross-stitches, bakes, has three children and among other talents works full time!). This dress is a size four and … Continue reading

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Look What I Made: Corner-to-Corner Blue Blanket

A warm and snuggly blanket made with Bendigo Woollen Mills Luxury 8ply. My cousin asked if I could make her a blanket a little while ago, with the only request the blanket be shades of blue. This one now lives … Continue reading

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Look What I Made: Cowl Neck Poncho

Here’s an end-of-the-day, no-makeup, poorly lit snapshot of my snazzy new winter poncho! This is 12-ply acrylic but very tempted to make a more sensibly-coloured poncho in a beautiful Bendigo Woollen Mills 10 ply yarn. This project was an excuse … Continue reading

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Look What I Made: Favourites Vintage Sheet Quilt

I saved some of my very favourite prints for this queen size quilt. I really love it! I let it come together without too much planning. I put the quilt top centre together and added a large border of white … Continue reading

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Look What I Made: Blue, Green and Purple Vintage Sheet Quilt

It seemed only right to make a blue quilt after making a pink one. It appeared logical at the time, so let’s go with it. Who needs a reason to make another blanket? Certainly not I, as you may well have … Continue reading

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Look What I Made: Warm Granny Square

In 2009 I learnt how to crochet and started this blanket, which was to sit on my couch. Fast forward six or so years, and 20-odd blankets later I finally went back and finished up this blanket. These colours suited … Continue reading

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Look What I Made: Pink, Yellow and Orange Vintage Sheet Quilt

This wee quilt was made for J & E’s second baby, a little girl! Three years ago I made a crochet blanket for her big brother so I went for a quilt rather than crochet this time. Welcome to the world sweet baby … Continue reading

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Look What I Made: The Linen Cupboard Quilt

Some fabric is just so pretty you need to chop it all up, whip up a quilt and just sit and look at it. This fabric range is inspired by retro floral linen, so of course I love it. Finished quilt … Continue reading

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Look What I Made: Vintage Sheet Quilt No.5

I’m excited! My biggest quilt to date, just for me! I’ve been collecting vintage sheet fabric for a few years now as you may have noticed; however they are getting harder to find around Sydney, and more expensive too. I’m just taken … Continue reading

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