blog | interview

My Very First Interview

Recently I was interviewed by an online magazine called Smart Indian Women. For a change, it felt nice to talk about myself and of course about my blog which was the hero of the piece. Here is the link to the interview : http://www.smartindianwomen.com/blog/an-interview-with-blogger-suma-of-favourite-things/

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crochet | knitting | My online store

Gorgeous New Yarn at the Store

Look what’s new at my store!! Malabrigo sock yarn!! Plus 2 new colours in Malabrigo Worsted. Its the first time I saw the sock yarn this close. It really is so beautiful. Soft and well plied. I’ve chosen some lovely colours (it was quite tough given that all the colours of Malabrigo are so lovely). […]

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crochet | gifts

Crochet Sling Bag for Shreya

A couple of weeks back we had a welcome change in our routine when Shreya and Akshay visited us. They are my husband’s eldest brother’s children aged 13 and 10 respectively.  We had so much fun together. They are adorable kids who love crafting. We shopped for craft supplies, made cards, talked and laughed a […]

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sewing

Fleece shoes for cold feet

Its a constant battle with cold floors every rainy and winter season here in Bangalore. This year I decided to make myself a pair of fleece shoes to treat my feet to something really warm and comfortable. Initially I had wanted to make fleece boots but given that I’ve been so busy with other projects […]

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The Blog is Now on Facebook

Yaay!! My blog is now on Facebook and that’s the cover photo which I shot myself 🙂  This is really something I’ve been meaning to do for a very long time since many like to receive updates on facebook. It is also a great way to share design ideas, WIP pictures, some drawings and links to […]

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sewing

Blouson Dress

It does look like a skirt and a top. But guess what? Its a dress. Meant to be made for my birthday last year  it was this year that it finally got done. After abandoning it for quite sometime, I’m glad I’ve finally finished it. My initial sketch was that of a raglan sleeved bodice […]

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sewing | top

Blouson Top with Bell Sleeves

I had been working on a dress which was taking quite a lot of effort. So to motivate myself to complete that mammoth project I decided to sneak in a smaller, quicker project. So, here is my blouson top with bell sleeves in 100% cotton. The pattern belongs to the dress that I was making […]

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cardigan | knitting | Meera

Meera’s Maile Sweater

  Pattern : Maile Sweater Needles : 2.75mm (I think. Have forgotten since its been a while since I made this) Made for : My niece Meera     This was made for Meera to be gifted when she was born (last June). It fits her now- when she is a 9 month old. Hmmm…maybe Indian […]

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A chance to donate your old Denims

I’m posting this for a dear friend of mine – Tanushree Nair, founder of Karaashilp. Karaashilp, an online store that stocks handcrafted products – bags, home decor, jewellery and personal accessories is on a Denim Collection Drive to sustain their Karaashilp Eco Project. This is a great chance to clear your denim clutter as well […]

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