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Woodstock revisited

After a flurry of activity these past few weeks, I have finally managed to get the first draft of our new knitting patterns printed and packaged and posted off to Holland where we hope they will inspire many knitters. The patterns needed cover images, on a model, so I spent some time wandering the neighbourhood […]

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Textile dyeing experiments by cowgirlblues

Textile dyeing with the Cape Town Fashion Council

Results of a recent textile dyeing workshop organised by the Cape Town Fashion Council

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Rivet toolbox, Vincent Urbain, Urban Africa, cowgirlbues

Working with Urban Africa

Vincent Urbain of Urban Africa leather studio is a fellow CCDI crafter whose considerable skill and experience has been integrated into the making of our Eva knitted handbags.

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Seen on the wall at CPUT

Wandering the halls at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology this week I was inspired by some images on the walls of entries in an international fashion design competition.

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Hands at work

Playdates for kids of all ages

Last week I facilitated a workshop at the Freeworld Design Centre as part of the Fringe On Kloof’s Kidult sessions.  The participants were all grownups, on the outside anyway, and everyone seemed to have  a lot of fun playing with fibre. It was a very loose session – with a general theme of patterns.  I […]

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Happy knitting

Knitting makes you happy

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movember mohair moustache to be proud of

Mo-vember wraps up!

I’m relieved that Mo-vember ends tomorrow.

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The face of a happy customer!

The happy recipient of a fairy godmother’s gift – looks like she’s enjoying it!  

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