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King Protea

 King Protea.... is in bloom at the moment. Here are some pics it's surviving quite happily under the eaves of the house and seems to cope with all the horrible cold Christchurch weather.



Long Yoga Style Skirt

This skirt is made out of a fine stretch crinkly knit fabric which actually needed lining. I chose not to line it because I had nothing to line the skirt with...So I have settled for an under-skirt to stop it being so see through. The pattern I used was the Ladies Yoga A-Line-Skirt and I made a shorter version earlier and it can be found here.


This skirts mine looks rather shapeless on the dummy....but easy to
wash just twist it and it stays all nice and crinkly.
Putting my smells on everything...
He has a big bell so he can't catch rather big birds...
Off to explore the neighbourhood.

Out for a Swim

I went for a swim this morning and I found a giraffe standing tall outside the pool....The giraffe is part of the 'Wild n Art  Project'. The fibreglass giraffe stands 2.5 metres high, and is part of a sculpture trail here in Christchurch. You can find this giraffe outside the main door at the Jellie Park Aquatic Centre.

Trail-map here.
Jellie Park Giraffe

Simple Yoga Skirt

Put your sunglasses on this is so bright....eek! The pattern I used for this  yoga skirt is from Jocole....I didn't have much fabric (it's a 4 way stretch) and it was a bit of a squeeze to cut out and keep the pattern matching. I finished off the hemming with a cover stitch.

Front of skirt
 The fabric clings a bit it almost needs an underskirt...
I opted for the smaller band...

Reversible Slippers Ready For Winter

I'm using up scraps of Polar Fleece. I had a computer crash awhile back and lost all my sock patterns except for this one which I printed out. You can buy the Reversible Slipper Pattern on Craftsy.




Fleece Pants

Children's pants pattern from Fleece Fun it's free...I used the Child's Basic Fleece Pants and the Children's Boutique Style Fleece pattern.

A little big..pics don't do the fabric justice. It was very
hard to catch these two for the photo...

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