Monthly Archives: April, 2014

Socks Blocked

I used my new blockers and they seemed to do the trick; A new pair of socks for Will. These should be large enough. Advertisements

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A Different Coco

I have altered my pattern (made it smaller-Yay!) and made the funnel necked top with the remainder of the fabric. A few more and I might be able to sew them quickly too. Looking forward to Tilly’s book in May…

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New Sock Blockers-hopefully

I have given up my search for sock blockers for size 43/44 shoe size. Today I followed the advice given to me by the Drops group and made my own out of place mats. They are not very sturdy, but I think they will work. See next post…

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Mary Berry’s Apple and Cinnamon Loaf Cake

Thought I would try out a recipe from my Mothering Sunday present; “Mary Berry Cooks”. It seemed a good use for the apples that had travelled in lunch boxes this week! Mine do not look quite like Mary’s since I lacked a third apple and apricot jam to decorate the top. Let’s hope they still …

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My Coco

Just finished my Coco dress! It is a Tilly and the Buttons pattern (remember her from the first Sewing Bee?) Not bad for a first attempt. Too late for the Coco party-but better late than never. I think I will make some minor adjustments and then make the funnel necked top soon-with fabric that is …

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