Good morning folks! It's a bright and beautiful day over here in sunny WA. Perfect weather for long bush walks, gathering wildflowers and deciding to totally re-brand the blog and Etsy store. Yep, my P-I-C and I have decided to give Knot What It Seams a do-over. Not because we don't love the name (I … Continue reading Question Time!
Do you ever get that itch where you absolutely have to create that one thing or your brain just might implode? Like for real? Well, I got that feeling other week. If I didn't make something with pink and blue fabric I wasn't sure what would've happened. And it had to have a 3D effect. Yes, I … Continue reading The One With Possible Imploding
Something unusual happened this weekend. Something extremely rare, something that has only happened to me once or twice before and I feel like I need to tell you about it. I sewed a quilt without a single mistake. I'll give you a second to let that settle in. ... Now, I think I need to … Continue reading The One With Unusual Activity
Last week I had been thinking about the post I was going to do about the zig zag quilt. I told myself 'Don't worry, you have plenty of time. You don't have to write it until Monday.' It wasn't until the end of the week that I realised that hey! It had been Monday! So if you're … Continue reading The One Where Hard Things Were Made Simple
HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! Yahoo! It's 2018! I'm a few days late, I know. My New Year resolution is to keep my sewing table clean. You may make bets on how long it will last, I am determined to surpass everyone's expectations! I'm very sorry, but one of the posts that I wrote a couple of … Continue reading The One With A Resolution
I have every, very sad news. It may cause your day to go from sublimely joyful to melancholy but I’m sorry, I feel like I must share that The Krazy Cow in Levin has closed down. Let’s observe a minute of silence. ... Just so everyone can understand how heart wrenching this fact is, I … Continue reading The One Where Coffee Made Everything Better. Nearly.
We're here! In the Land Of The Long White Cloud, otherwise known as New Zealand. Haven't actually seen many clouds actually because its the middle of a heat wave here. The temperature got to.... brace yourself.... 30 degrees. I kid you not. Aussie girl here, coming from a place where the news don't comment on … Continue reading The One Where The Heat Is Waving
Oh my giddy Aunt I'm going to New Zealand tomorrow 😶
News time! First of all we have a market this weekend, over at Mundaring. If you're in the area, come and say hi, and see the Christmas items that I actually finished on time! I prevailed over procrastination. So proud 😊 Second - is that in about a week this blog will have a temporary … Continue reading The One Where It Hasn’t Quite Sunk In
Busy making as much as I can for Etsy Made Local. I have been experimenting with natural dyes on cotton yarn. This is a batch of 100% cotton yarn dyed using natural pigment extracted from black beans. I first boiled the un-dyed yarn for 45 mins in a water and alum (aluminum potassium sulfate) bath. … Continue reading Dyeing to tell you a Yarn