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I want to make a pair of sea nymph shoes like this

diy sea nymph shoes

Learn how to make them on Harriet’s Fix Up, Look Chic blog.

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Why hello Kate Morris!

Kate Wilson Bedroom Factory KnitsKate Wilson Bedroom Knits two

Don’t you just love Kate Morris’ new knitwear designs?

This is what she says on her blog: “The source of inspiration for my first body of work comes from elements of art history looking at how gluttony and frivolousness are expressed through the placement of objects.”

Want.one.now.

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Grazia, you beauty.

“For this week’s issue of Grazia magazine the fashion team commissioned four fantastic bloggers who specialise in DIYing their own wardrobes to work out thrifty ways to get into autumn/winter’12.”

This is Geneva Vanderzeil in her DIY skirt.

Cracking work Grazia

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Look what Mr X Stitch has been up to.

Cross stitched spam. Go see some more here.

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I would like one of these please. Thank you.

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If Rob Ryan made children’s hats…

… would they look like this? Because these are fucking awesome. Pip of Meet Me At Mikes blog always has the bestest things – this came from her, and the original post is here.

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Oooh, this is pretty.

All done by the fine hand of Toni Bowater, who’s just graduated. Fingers crossed will see some of her work elsewhere soon.

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I LOVE the Home Shopping Spy blog.

Reason #1

They’ve introduced me to Louise Body’s paper tiles. I would like some very much, please.

Reason #2

Since I wrote this piece for the Guardian on big players copying small-time designers, I realised how big the issue is. So it’s nice to see a big blog like HSS highlight another potential copycat, this time by BHS …

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We should all do random acts of crafting more often.

Like they have done over at craftassassins.com.

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Deadly Knitshade does NYC.

My guerrilla knitting comrade is over in New York at the moment, causing knitted havoc of course. Follow her progress at whodunnknit.com.

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