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How to Crochet Double Foundation Chain

Double Foundation Chain I first came across Double Foundation Chain in the Encyclopaedia of Needlework by Thérèse de Dillmont.

Sharing Your Sewing Chair With Kitty
Looking all innocent?

1585 Geometric Bobbin Lace Design
Gold on white is so striking. This 1585 portrait is covered in gold purfylling and the result is v…

Why Blogger Randomly Publishes An Edited Post To Today's Date
Why Blogger? Why? A few times I've gone back to improve photos or fix a typo on old posts. Some…

Nearly there! Getting the sewing room under control.
The Goal  Clear the cutting table... ...and the

How to make a bobbin lace bolster pillow
I dismantled my makeshift bolster pillow for parts.


Here's a photo of it all unrolled with the …

A cleaning schedule?
I'm not a minimalist Ever since we moved into this old house I've struggled to keep it pres…

I started with this shelf full of stuff......
I actually faced the sewing room today and made a leeetle teeny bit of progress.

I started with th…

Meet the family
I tried really hard to get some decent photos of our fur, feather and fin family today so I could …

1940's Opera Length Vintage Kid Gloves

The time has come...
I've been working hard on the blog.Since the start of September I've been bringing you a n…

Moda a Firenze 1540-1580 - A Must Have Book!
Moda a Firenze 1540-1580: Lo stile di Eleonora di Toledo e la sua influenza Moda a Firenze 1540-15…

How I Made a T-shirt Bath Mat
Last week I started this bath mat upcycle project from t-shirt yarn, so this week I thought I would…

Remnants or Rubbish?
Earlier this week I did some decluttering which included a laundry basket full to the top with rem…

UFO's Have To Go
I am notorious for not completing projects. Today I did more decluttering and two, yes TWO, UFO'…

Upcycle Project T-shirts to Bath Mat
I've got my decluttering momentum back but woke up today with the nasty 24 hour thing that hub…

Caul v.2.2 Progress Update
I don't usually post on Saturday's because that's when I focus on my life instead of my…

Still decluttering
All in a day's decluttering