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As I chronicled the arrival of spring in my city, this year, it was interesting to me to see how my surroundings have influenced me in my making, the following months. So I made a…

When I make garments for myself, I always choose fabric in a limited palette of colours, mostly blues and greens, some black and white. This year has been a year of many firsts, and the…

I’ve never liked pink as a colour. Not pink, not lilac, not purple. And lately I found myself wanting to knit gifts in these colours, and I was wondering why, until I saw these photos…

Happy New Year! I hope that 2017 will be better, kinder and more mindful for you and me both. During the holidays I received a navy sweatshirt from a person I respect and admire a…

In an effort to simplify and reduce, I started a little challenge last month. The challenge itself was simple: give away or discard an item I don’t need, everyday, for 30 days. I could discard more than…

One of the things that’s on my mind lately is how do I reduce the number of garments I own to the smallest number of clothes I need to enjoy all the seasons and activities…

Practical pattern making is the book I wish I had read a few years ago, when I first got interested in pattern making. It takes you from zero to hero in under 250 pages. I…