Makin’ Mittens

Mittens are not something one sews often in Australia in November. Actually, no-one even wears mittens here, at any time of year, (gloves are the hand covering of choice, if anything) but I think they would be great for bike riding when it’s cold. I badly wanted to try this low-waste mitten pattern by Maureen…

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Free pattern: Crafting some Christmas deccys

Free Pattern Crafting Christmas deccys

Fresh from last weekend’s handsewn Christmas ornament workshop: here are the decorations we made. There’s a tree, dove, love heart and baby Jesus.  All are crafted from felt using running stitch. They are very simply made, since the workshop was only 90 minutes long.  Everyone finished one or two things (all beautifully and creatively) and…

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