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Making a vintage style vest: Sirdar 9248

Last year, a friend from work gave me a huge bag of yarn – in it was a partially complete Sirdar 9248 vest. I’d wanted to knit a vintage style vest for a while, so I decided to finish the vest myself! It was made of Debbie Bliss Cashmerino DK Petrol, it’s a gorgeous blue…

Marble Hill Cardigan pattern review

As the summer evenings started to get a touch cooler, and the sun started to set just a little earlier, I was working on a cosy cardigan for the Autumn. I was drawn to the Marble Hill Cardigan by Jennie Atkinson for two reasons: I loved the beautiful texture yoke which is the main feature…

Jennifer Lauren Afternoon Blouse: a 2-4-1 review!

In the last year, I have made my Mum two versions of the Afternoon Blouse by Jennifer Lauren Handmade – one as a birthday present and another because the first one was such a success! This is a fab pattern – really easy to follow and I was able to whip up both in a…


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I’m Rachel. I’m a bit of a history nerd, not too bad with a needle and thread, and a Crohn’s Disease warrior since 2018. Follow this blog for my adventures in sewing as I endeavour to become worthy of the title of seamstress.

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