My May Makes 1: The River sweater (and a little autobiographical note)

Back when I wrote about my March makes, I mentioned (amongst many others), the River sweater by Cecily Glowik McDonald for Quince and Co.  How can I put this? – it’s going really well, and the purple theme continues! I’m enjoying this jumper.  It’s full of plain rows but is progressing far too quickly for…

My March Makes

It has been an eventful but positive fortnight!  March is my birthday month, and there’s been a little time off, but besides that I have had less time at the computer than usual.  Here’s a roundup of the creative and crafty things I’ve been doing this month. I began by trying to finish the back…

#WIDN Wednesday / Monochrome inspiration

A quick hello from me this week: the last several days have been busy/eventful, but I’ll have time for longer posts fairly soon, including the Thea Porter exhibition and my latest dressmaking challenge, my first coat! As you might’ve guessed, my enthusiasm for the Irene jumper hasn’t waned one bit.  Here’s the state of play…

Incapacitation / Inspiration

It has been an accident-prone week or so, beginning with last Monday.  The abridged version is that I suffered a head injury and spent last week resting, recovering, not doing very much and ultimately being bored.  (Lucky for me that I’d prescheduled last week’s post on new classes.)  I am slowly getting back to normal…