Sunny Saffron Socks

Guess what? I knit another pair of socks! And not just regular socks – bright yellow ones! Yellow socks are so much fun. Sure, they’re not the most practical colour, but that’s what makes them so delightful. Especially during the cold and rainy winter – these socks will brighten the gloomiest day! (And not just […]

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Home Ec Teachers Are Awesome

Happy Monday, everyone! It’s Thanksgiving Monday here in Canada, so happy Thanksgiving to you as well, wherever you are! Why is this post called ‘Home Ec Teachers Are Awesome?’ Because they are! Last Thursday I was invited to be a guest speaker at Charles Best Secondary in Coquitlam. The lovely Denise, who reads and comments […]

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Choosing Easy-to-Sew Coating Fabrics

Yesterday we talked about choosing easier, simpler sewing patterns for coats. Today, let’s talk about choosing easy-to-sew coat fabrics! As always, I’d love to hear your suggestions. Especially since it’s been a while since I was a beginner! The coat fabric I’ve chosen is surprisingly easy to work with, even though it looks complicated! So […]

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Choosing Easy Coat Sewing Patterns

Coat week continues! It sure feels like coat week around here, even if no one officially declared it so. I have plenty more coat posts coming up this month, so stay tuned! The pattern you choose for your coat project is very important. An easy coat pattern will come together easily for you. There’s nothing […]

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