A Failed Skirt

I thought I might as well write this post because it’ll make me laugh when I read it back, and hopefully my catastrophic lack of planning will amuse you too. If you read my post ‘The Importance of Sewing‘, you might remember me saying that I was going to give a skirt that I got…

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The Importance of Emotional Support With Chronic Conditions

For this month’s chronic illness chronicle, I was lucky enough to have a lovely guest poster write one for me, Aislinn Fallon. At the bottom of the article, I’ve left her name and website for you to have a look at! Here’s what she had to say: Abandonment: it is a word we in the…

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The Azel Pullover and Review

Woohoo! My second finished object of the year knitting wise – this is The Azel Pullover by Heidi May, and it was one that I made for my little sister. The pattern is knit in super bulky yarn, so whizzes off the needles in a flash! There’s a massive range of sizes available to knit, from age…

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The Megan Dress and Review

Love At First Stitch by Tilly Walnes  of ‘Tilly and the Buttons’ is legendary in the world of sewing. The book was a very lovely gift from my aunt, and really the only thing on my list that I was really hoping I got – I think the hinting ( if it can even be called…

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Nothing To Do With Crafting

Even though I’ve already told myself that my chronic illness posts (still don’t have a title for the segment, I need some name-related inspiration) are going to be on the last Friday of every month, I just couldn’t wait to post this one. Those of you who read my Something A Little More Personal post will know…

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The Funkiest Fabric Around

As you’ll be able to see, I have managed to complete one of my New Years resolutions from my last post – getting my own domain name! A few lovely people have followed me already, and are most likely quite confused as to how I’m getting so many posts out after only being here for…

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Stag (Shirt) Weekend

I wanted to start off  with a very big thank you in regards to how many people read my last post and the overwhelmingly positive response that I received afterwards! It definitely cheered me up and got me into the festive spirit. I know I very strongly hinted on Instagram that I would write about…

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Something A Little More Personal

As you can expect, dealing with a chronic illness in your day-to-day life and maintaining a positive exterior takes quite a lot of energy (which sometimes you don’t really have). I have Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, which comes with a constant pain that you can sometimes just about tune out of until you twist or stretch in…

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