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The Socks: Part II

Socks come in pairs so it seems logical to me that there are two parts to a socks post.

This is a little overdue as my foray into sock knitting was temporarily interrupted by a request for some more… 149 more words

Knitting

A rag quilt for Baby B

I love experimenting with different patterns and projects, which means I rarely make the same thing twice. But recently, I’ve repeated some projects-from-the-past and learned the benefits of creating something familiar and dependable. 452 more words

Making Bias Tape, A New Dress, and a Fabric Haul!

Happy Thursday everyone!

So last week I was telling people about how the only way to really understand how patterns work and how to change them is to tear them apart and experiment. 1,159 more words

Sewing

Completed: LMV Indigo sweater – not just for teenagers

Meet my new favourite sweater. The Indigo sweater from the July/August 2015 issue of La Maison Victor, a Flemish sewing magazine. I didn’t know this magazine existed until my co-workers gave me this issue for my birthday. 550 more words

Sewing

Vogue 8899 - And why I love rayon challis

You know when you’re 3/4 of the way through a project, and you put it on and think “Damn. This… is going to be… AWESOME”? As soon as I attached the bodice to the skirt on this dress, popped it over my head, and took a few steps to test the swish-factor, I was in love. 1,346 more words

The Fairy Bear Dress

I will do a proper photoshoot of this dress on the dressform to show off all the little things, but I wore it to our theatre’s Open House and I’m certainly in love with this one! 32 more words

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Ariadne Blanket

I just finished sewing in the ends of a baby blanket I knitted to welcome the most recent Wolfe Cub to the family. I used a simple cable pattern with lace ladders between each repeat.  28 more words

Knitting