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I just created a newsletter here. It’s called Knitting with Noodles, because when you are obsessed with knitting you always think about knitting. I’m not sure yet how often it will go out, but it…

kimono inspired denim top

I made this kimono jacket last year, I think. The whole last year and a half is all a blur in my head, I should make better use of my sewing journal to track these…

harper tunic inspired top

I’ve seen so many beautiful Harper tunics on Instagram and I wanted to make one as well. I made this wearable muslin in a 100% cotton bedsheet from Ikea and when I first tried it…

The last time I have sewed more than a few centimetres by hand was maybe when I was a teenager, before I bought my first sewing machine. I remember I made myself a dark green…

One of the most inspiring books I read last year was Claire Wellesley-Smith’s Slow Stitch: Mindful and Contemplative Textile Art. It talks about practising slow making, creating a journal of stitches, of repetitive embroidery as…

Why t-shirt tacks? You might have a lot of old t-shirts laying around. You might want a creative challenge. You might be interested in sustainability and want to repurpose something you already own rather than…

Zero or low waste pattern cutting refers to the technique of cutting a sheet of textile material in a way that the least amount of fabric is lost. The benefits of this way of creating…

The Oslo Cardigan pattern from Seamwork was the first I bought and even though I didn’t blog about it I made five versions of it: one is this longer version with shorter sleeves, another is…