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episode 129 – Spring, Smocks, Sewing, Popcorn & Crocodiles!

(Photo taken in 2019 – PreCovid!) Hello and welcome, its’s March and it is spring…ish! Listen to the podcast  Also available on Spotify, iTunes and wherever you find your podcasts! | Making! I finished the Crofter’s Smock by Gudrun Johnson! More details will soon be added to the My Makes section of the website. This was a really fantastic make. I thoroughly recommend it!  You can find the pattern on Gudrun’s payhip . The yarn is from Bluebell Yarns and is jacob! I have also been sewing and I have really been enjoying the slow process of breaking up the tasks of tracing, cutting and sewing over a period of time.  I have recently been introduced to Muna and Broad ( who are Leila and Jess. They are Australian designers who are creating beautiful patterns which start at 40″ chest, and 41.5″ hip going up to 64″ bust/71.5″ hip. They are really interested in creating designs in patterns which are not found for fat bodies and I am crushing hard on their Belmore Jacket! View this post on Instagram A post …

Episode 104 – Reasons to be cheerful – books, books, books!

In an episode that moves from lump-in-throat to fits of giggles, you are in for another epic ride of an episode of KnitBritish!