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Inside the Knitting Bag

My current knitting bag has a few projects happening, incidentally they’re all hat-related. After having finished a few larger projects following patterns, I was in the mood for something quicker. 279 more words


Sewed a shirt for myself, finally!

I finally sewed up my Cashmerette Concord t-shirt. I used a cheap knit fabric that I bought for a couple of bucks from Wal-mart. I think I did a 22 bust graded out to a 28 waist but it been so long since I cut it out that I can’t remember and of course I didn’t write it down. 178 more words

Blackwood Cardigan | Helen's Closet

Pattern : https://helenscloset.ca/product/blackwood-cardigan-pdf-pattern/

Notions :

  • Thread – used less than 1 reel of Gütermann Sew All 100m
  • Grossgrain ribbon to stabilise the shoulders
  • Baking paper for neater stitches (I used domestic sewing machine)
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Sawyer Complete

I’ve gushed about the latest pattern book on my bookshelf, Plum Dandi Knits: Simple Designs for Luxurious Yarns by Alicia Plummer & Melissa Schaschwary, and that’s where I found this lovely pattern, … 192 more words


Maria Denmark knit ponte skirt (self-drafted)

Even though I’ve been trying to keep up with my blog posts, I haven’t really been sewing as much lately as is usual for me. Sitting at the machine requires a lot more effort than I can muster most days, so my output has slowed considerably. 594 more words


Boho Babydoll Youth

Recently I was picked to have the chance to join one of my favourite pattern company – Made for Mermaids pattern testing team. I was so excited as you can imagine as this is something I have always wanted to do in my dressmaking career. 427 more words


Maxing out on Vacation, and my One Weird Sewing Tool

I am a beach vacation kind of girl. I love sun, sand and ocean, and a drink with a little umbrella. I don’t love hauling around a lot of luggage, and I refuse to iron any of my clothes. 554 more words