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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


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


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


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


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