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Russian Coat

Russian Coat Another Russian coat sold and another sad to see go! The ‘To Russia with Love Cardy Coat’ was designed for the All Womens Achievers Awards Ceremony last July when I was asked to prepare a set of designs for the catwalk show. My inspiration for this Russian coat came from the full length, huge collared Russian coat style, like the Russian sable furs of Marc Kaufman, New York, or the magnificent white Russian coat modelled by South African super [...]

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Are You a Rectangular Body Shape?

You Are What You Knit A Guide to Knitting for your Shape and Style Are you a Rectangular Body Shape? We spend hours with our knitting machines and needles, using all our experience, knowledge and skills to knit up our latest garment; whether it is a complicated structure and pattern or our hundredth scarf! Often we are knitting for others: family or clients; but when we are knitting for ourselves, wouldn’t it be great if we knew exactly what to knit for [...]

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Are you an Apple Body Shape?

You Are What You Knit A Guide to Knitting for your Shape and Style Are you an Apple Body Shape? We want to look as good as we can in our clothes, especially when we have spent hours at our knitting machines, or with our needles to produce our latest piece. Last time I talked I mentioned that the initial step was to recognise which body shape we are and then knit according to our shape for the best results. So which [...]

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