Category Archives: hand made

Summer Solstice of Socks

2011 has certainly been the year of the sock. It began with the Super Special Six Personal Sock Club, though by the forth pair I’d strayed into wildcard territory and was loosely following the pattern for the next couple of … Continue reading

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A Hazy Purple Summer

I haven’t written in a little while. Lots happening on all fronts and as I see the light at the end of 2011 I’m focusing on the important questions in life. Like, can you really have too many purple cardigans … Continue reading

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Fox Faces – Super Special Six Sock Club #5

Not quite have the same elegance as “chanel no. 5”, though these Fox Faces socks do have an elegance all their own.  I decided to combine the Fox Faces pattern by Nancy Bush from Super Special Six Sock Club #4 … Continue reading

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Spring Sewing Fever

I’ve lived in Sydney long enough to know that the little taste of spring that August can bring is just that. A taste. Nevertheless, it was enough to get me thinking about sewing projects, drapey fabrics and finally buying a … Continue reading

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Unst, unst, unst

These are the fourth installment of the Super Special Six Personal Sock Club. The original pattern was to be Fox Faces by Nancy Bush, but while I plan to knit those soon, I chose to knit another Nancy pattern, Unst, … Continue reading

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M is for baby

Just over a week ago for my sister gave birth to a beautiful little boy named Milan. He’s adorable, though you’ll just have to take my word for it for the time being. “No paparazzi!” He has lots of dark … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day

This is the plate I presented to my mother on Mother’s Day 1980, I was 7 years of age. I remember drawing it inside the circle border (plate size) on the special piece of paper at school, that was then magically … Continue reading

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