Episode 18

Fireflies Rising Shawlette
Fireflies Rising by Curious Handmade, out of Kettle Yarn Co Islington in Chambray.
 

Complete shownotes at http://kittycouture.blogspot.com/2014/09/fluffy-fibers-episode-18.html

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1. A BIT OF SEWING (02:50)

Jorna Tunic
 Jorna Tunic

1.a Finished:
Jorna Tank Dress in the tunic length, designed by Jenna Brand, out of Perfect Pattern Parcel #3 (also available separately on Craftsy).

1.b Upcoming projects:
- Pavot jacket by Deer and Doe. Out of a purple cotton gabardine bought from Ma petite mercerie. I mention my purple coat with a silver lining - although I should also have mentioned my red maternity coat from 2011.
- blouse for my daughter
- lightweight quilt for my daughter

2. SUMMER SEWALONG (9:26)

PRIZES:
- Onion patterns kindly provided by Maria Denmark: Onion 2017 tunic, 1032 jacket and 2009 dress, all for one winner. Winner is HelenSewStylish for this linen skirt
- Two winners each won one pattern of their choice from Aesthetic Nest on Etsy. Winners are Tini for these beach bags and Speattle for this swimsuit.
- One post randomly selected from the chat thread on Ravelry to win a set of handmade kitchen towels by our very own Speattle on Ravelry. Winner is JennyAnne.

3. A BIT OF KNITTING (17:20)

3.a Finishes
- Socks for me out of Biscotte & Compagnie Felix Autorayante yarn in the Cupcake colourway. I'm using Susan B. Anderson's recipe.
- Fireflies Rising Shawlette by Helen Stewart of Curious Handmade, out of Kettle Yarn Company Islington in the Chambray shade

3.b In progress
Tube socks for my daughter, out of Biscotte et Cie Cupcake yarn.

3.c Future projects
- Curious Collective Shawl by Helen Stewart
- Cardigan out of my handspun for SPAKAL. Dithering between Metro and Twigs and Willows.

 4. A BIT OF SPINNING (32:02)

Wildflowers - Fleurs des champs
Wildflowers handspun - fibre from Juno Fibre Arts

- I finished spinning and plying some Juno Fibre Arts superwash merino-nylon, pictured above.I called it Wildflowers - Fleurs des champs
- I just finished spinning the singles out of 200 grams of a tonal pink merino from Alysse Création,

5. QUESTIONS ANSWERED (39:00)
I answer a request for tips on shopping for fabric.
I mention my post on Shopping for fabrics, yarn or embroidery notions in Paris.
I also mention Le Grand livre de la couture, edited by France Loisirs.
Websites mentioned: fabric.com , Pattern Review.

Credits: Music: Piano Sonata in E-flat Major, mvt. 3 by Joseph Haydn, played by Mario Ajero.

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Episode 17

I talk about a few sewing projects, having a significant knitting finish, completing Tour de Fleece and then spinning some more; I share a few happy thoughts related to our upcoming holidays, and my recipe for a healthier alternative to Nutella.

Shownotes are here: http://kittycouture.blogspot.com/2014/08/fluffy-fibers-episode-17.html

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Episode 16

I sew summer clothes for my daughter and me, talk about the Fluffy Fibers Summer Sewalong, knit my first socks, and declare my passion for spinning. I also read the second chapter of Northanger Abbey.
Shownotes are here: http://kittycouture.blogspot.com/2014/07/fluffy-fibers-episode-16.html

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Episode 15

I talk about Me Made May, my sewing, knitting and spinning projects, and share a few happy thoughts. Shownotes are here: http://kittycouture.blogspot.com/2014/06/fluffy-fibers-episode-15.html

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Episode 14

My sewing and knitting mojo is still going strong and I get back into spinning! I also read the first chapter of Northanger Abbey. Shownotes are here: http://kittycouture.blogspot.fr/2014/04/fluffy-fibers-episode-14.html

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Episode 13

My knitting, sewing, and crochet mojo are back. Also, I read a passage from Lawrence's Women in Love.
Shownotes are here: http://kittycouture.blogspot.com/2014/03/fluffy-fibers-episode-13.html

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Episode 12

Shownotes are here: http://kittycouture.blogspot.fr/2013/07/fluffy-fibers-episode-12.html

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A fresh new leaf, for a fresh new life! With a contest to celebrate.

Shownotes: http://kittycouture.blogspot.com/2012/04/fluffy-fibers-episode-11-fresh-new-leaf.html

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Shownotes are here: http://kittycouture.blogspot.com/2011/11/fluffy-fibers-episode-10-making-do-with.html

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In which I indulge in sewing cashmere and knitting alpaca; give tips on sewing a coat; share a small pile of knitting projects; and review Coastal Knits. Shownotes: http://kittycouture.blogspot.com/2011/11/episode-09-cashmere-and-alpaca-delights.html

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