Sewing projects made by Nicki Merrall from Being Knitterly.

Making my wool wash bag

Sewing for knitting I thought I'd take a break from the technical knitting posts and tell you about a sewing project that I finished last year, but have not had the time to write about. This time I decided to make the laundry bag from the Great British Sewing Bee…


Sewing at Last!

It's been a long time since I did any sewing. At school, I took O-level Dressmaking (I am that old) and wanted to continue to A-level, but I was told to do courses which would get me a "proper job"! I continued to make most of my clothes for many…

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Pear needlepoint by Kaffe Fassett

Stitching, not knitting!

I learnt to sew years before I learnt to knit, and I still enjoy hand-stitching. It's meditative and I love how the feel of the fabric changes as you stitch. Over the years I've done many different types of hand-stitching from free-style embroidery to cross stitch to needlepoint to blackwork…