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Monthly Archives: June, 2012

Midweek Martinis

Named after the Norse God, Odin – Thor’s Dad no less – Wednesday could be considered pretty significant. But as far as days of the week go, Wednesday seems to … Continue reading

June 27, 2012

DIY doily t-shirt

Ever wondered what to do with all those vintage crochet doilies you seem to keep acquiring from charity shops? This lightning quick lace insertion DIY will show you how to … Continue reading

June 22, 2012 · 13 Comments

Inserting an invisible zipper: the definitive tutorial

I’ll be the first to admit that invisible zippers have been the bane of my life for a long while now. Having taught myself to sew, I was never showed … Continue reading

June 21, 2012

DIY pillowcase skirt… & introducing Victoria!

Here at By Hand HQ we like to keep things cosy. No skyscraper offices and small talk by the coffee machine here, oh no. One studio, a couple of sewing … Continue reading

June 21, 2012 · 2 Comments

Good grub: Real women eat meatballs

When some friends and I were talking the other day about your desert island meal – ie if you were only allowed to eat one thing for the rest of … Continue reading

June 18, 2012 · 3 Comments

DIY tiered lace shift top

I hardly ever find tops I like in the shops. In fact, I hardly ever find anything I like in the shops. Correction: I hardly ever find anything I want … Continue reading

June 15, 2012 · 1 Comment

DIY jewelled Alicebands

One thing I love about being a grown up is being able to be my own teacher. At school I remember the parents and staff always whinging about how “spoon-fed” … Continue reading

June 11, 2012

Elisalex’s June mix

I don’t reckon there’s much in life that can’t be solved by a good playlist. As a kid I was forever making tapes; sitting by the radio, finger poised over … Continue reading

June 5, 2012

By Hand style: Saturday pub visit with my girls

I have to begin by saying that I am going to get a proper camera and tripod soon – picture quality will be improving! At the moment it’s just me, … Continue reading

June 2, 2012

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