knitting

Blue Neckwarmer

This has to be my current favourite project. The pattern was very simple for a knitting beginner and yet not boring. Also chose to make a neckwarmer since i needed a small project for instant gratification. Love the way its turned out. Used my bamboo knitting needles for the first time. Find the pattern here. […]

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bag sewing

My jordy bag

My first tote bag. The jordy bag tutorial on crafster is very easy to follow. I added a zipper to my bag. The smaller pouch is the one i made earlier with the same fabric Lined the bag with fabric leftovers from a dress

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crochet | scarf | silk

Silk Ziggy lace scarf

The silk yarn used for this scarf was bought with my friends from Ravelry. It was love at first with the colours of this yarn. I bought 2 skeins and saved them for 2 months waiting for the perfect scarf project. This pattern was just perfect for the yarn and am very happy with the […]

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One year in bengaluru and loving it!!

Can’t believe its one year already. Feels like yesterday that we left Mumbai. Like everyone who resists change i totally was fearing how life would change. But change it did and in a good way. In the past year i have –Learned to swimAttended 2 ravelry meets which have been so much fun and have […]

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Diwali | more | sweets

Happy Diwali

Happy Diwali Everyone!! Hope this festival of lights brings peace, happiness and prosperity to everyone.I love Diwali and this year i made Besan Laddoos and my favourite Karanjis. The thing about practice making man perfect is actually true. My karanjis and laddoos did turn out very well this year. The recipes are keepers.The party in […]

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End of Evil

Yesterday was Dasera, a festival which marks the triumph of good over evil. I missed the celebrations at my mother and my mother-in-law’s place in Pune and Mumbai respectively where we arrange dolls. We thought we would go to Mysore to witness the famous Dasera celebrations but couldn’t go. But we did go to ‘Bombe […]

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sewing

My sewing projects

Some of my previous sewing projects. My very first project was a craft apron which is based on a tutorial on cutoutandkeep.net . This is a great beginner project and a very useful one. After the success of my first project i felt adventurous and followed this fantastic tutorial and made a ruffle top for […]

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pouch | sewing

Boxy Pouch

My in-laws visited us last week and thought i’d put my new found sewing skills to use and gift my mother-in-law this boxy pouch. I loved making it and my mother-in-law loved it too. I followed this wonderful tutorial here The butterfly applique is from http://www.thriftyfun.com/

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crochet

I’m in love

With this shawl, that is. This has, infact, been my reason to take up crochet. And have managed to make one for myself.The pattern is from Garnstudio . Have spent endless afternoons ogling at those fantastic creations from garnstudio. Love that site. Keep up the good work Garnstudio!!

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books | more

New Camera

Sunday was one of those days when you are happy for no reason and for once the day really turns out as planned. Had wanted to visit the bookstores on Church street for ages and finally managed to go. And did i have fun!!! First went to the Blossom bookstore. Its a three storeyed building […]

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