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One Thimble Issue 16 Blog Tour

It's such a privilege to be able to share patterns from Issue 16 of One Thimble*. I'm such a fan , and look forward to every issue.  Don't forget to head to the end of the post to find a link to a giveaway for Issue 16, and the Blog Tour Schedule, there are so many lovely patterns to explore.

My daughter has been asking for a hipster bear from Issue 15 since she first spotted it in the look book.  Unfortunately she's still waiting, but when I looked at the patterns in Issue 16, I thought that this beautiful little mermaid would help to ease the pain.

Isn't it gorgeous!

And this is where I confess that I opened up the pattern, and started to feel worried. You see, I didn't realise that the doll would need to be sewn completely by hand. And as I read through the pattern, I came across a many items that I didn't have sitting in my sewing room ready to go. Also, I'm not too confident about my hand sewing and embroidery skills.

 Not to be deterred I hopped …

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