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Neon Candy

These colours bring back fond memories of hot summer days walking around Harajuku and being amazed by everything I saw. Tokyo is such a fascinating city and I dream of returning one day. Right now I’m looking for neon cotton yarns for a scarf project. Any tips?

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Food for thought V.1

I’m starting a new segment here on the blog where I share books, articles, documentaries and other forms of media discussing issues around racism and decolonisation. I’m no expert in these matters but I wanna do my part in raising awareness and amplifying the voices of activists and people who work with these issues. I […]

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New crochet pattern: ASTRA is now live!

Drumroll please! I have finished another tapestry crochet pattern and I’ve named it Astra. I think it’s a timeless and versatile pattern that can be used for different types of bags or cushions. The pattern has a couple of options and can be crocheted with two or three colours.I’m really curious to see what you […]

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The parallelogram scarf

Parallelogram, try saying that five times! Quite the tongue twister.I’ve been wanting to knit a scarf for a while. I wanted one to partially replace some of my wool scarves but also have a thicker scarf for the colder days of spring. I also wanted a handicraft project that I can just pick up when […]

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In the mood for love

In the mood for love is one of those movies that has popped up on so many top 10 lists over beautiful movies that I thought it was time to watch it. You know me, at some point I get curious what all the fuss is about. Visually this movie is really beautiful. The sets, […]

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Cherry Blossom

There’s just something special about cherry blossoms. A longstanding dream of mine is to one day travel to Japan during sakura season. It’s gonna take while before that trip happens, with global pandemic going on and my current lack of funds. Until then I’ll enjoy and appreciate the few cherry but lovely cherry blossoms we […]

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Who made my clothes?

It’s Fashion Revolution week again and I thought I’d share some links about people and organizations doing great work to change the fashion industry. Plus some informative clips. Fashion Revolution’s website has many great resources learning and spreading the word. I especially like their how to guides. This Episode of The Patriot Act sums up […]

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The lady coat

I found this coat last October, at the same time as that velvet skirt. There was no doubt whether I should buy it even though I already own one dark blue coat. What was my excuse? I wear dark blue the same way other people wear black, it’s my neutral colour. Also I was in […]

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My first tapestry crochet pattern!

Fletcher, my first tapestry crochet pattern is finally available for purchase on the webshop. I was a bit nervous to put it out there. I’ve been crocheting for years but I’m no expert. I also know there are as many different preferences for patterns as there are crocheters. But as with all new things, one […]

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YouTube faves part 5

Fantastic MusicThe idea of background music might provoke some people but this channel has been so useful to me the past few months when my usual chill spotify playlists haven’t chilled me out. There are so many times one can listen to Enya and the Pride & Prejudice soundtrack in a row. Rowena TsaiThere’s a […]

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Berlin Spring

I haven’t done colour palettes for a while and I’ve really missed it. In these really difficult times I’m finding it therapeutic to work with colours. I’m now testing a more commonly used format so that the colours take up more space of the layout. I’m really curious what you think of this palette and […]

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Mahogany

I came across an image of Diana Ross wearing this gorgeous purple ensemble that turned out to be from a movie she did in 1975. I haven’t watched many movies from the 70’s but as usual my curiosity got the best of me. Now, this movie was made 45 years ago so there’s a lot […]

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Blue Velvet

There was a time when I avoided pencil skirts like the plague, now I have a collection gathering up in my wardrobe. How times have changed. I almost ruined this beautiful second hand skirt. I remembered that it was cotton but forgot how delicate velvet can be when putting it in the washing machine. Learn […]

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