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Petra’s Christmassy shirt got some longer sleeves this morning: And I’m in the process of figuring out how I want these aprons for Fierro’s to come together: I also want to make Hazel a Christmassy shirt or dress, and Sarah and her friends want to decorate the stores for the season. However, it’s been raining…… Continue reading Project Roundup

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Well, firstly, I decided to re-make the white chairs in Fierro’s, because the ones I originally made were not stable at all. These new ones are waiting for a few more support toothpicks and then they will be painted to match the pieces I salvaged from the old ones. My second pair of Simplicity 8457’s…… Continue reading Project Roundup

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The interior walls of Fierro’s have been painted – the pink on top is brighter in person. I have plans to put some fancy details on the walls, so there’s still work to do here. I also bought some new fabric! The two on the left will be the outer and lining of another waistcoat,…… Continue reading Project Roundup

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My bakery’s front fa├žade is coming along slowly – here we’ve got the exterior brickwork done…. ….and the addition of a window. The plan is to have the name of the bakery painted onto the glass of the window, which will hopefully look really good! I’m also sewing together all the squares for my cushion…… Continue reading Project Roundup

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But before we get into the projects, it’s Sarah’s birthday today! Six years, and I still haven’t updated the party hats. She wanted to sit and read all day for her birthday, which is fair enough. And back to the projects: The Palace Library is coming along, slowly. This counter nook has my attention; I’ll…… Continue reading Project Roundup

Project Roundup

I have a few different things on the go at the moment; first is the cash register for The Palace Library, which is long overdue! Remember this jumper I made for Petra? Well, it’s now in six skeins and bundles of yarn, because I want to knit it instead – and adjust the jumper pattern…… Continue reading Project Roundup