Rawr! – or How to copycat

Everybody seems to be making sewing plans this time of year, and since I’m looking at having some more free time at my hands soon, some project planning seems like a great way to ward off the double dare of funemployment and fall. Also, the London Fashion Week is on, so I spent some timeContinue reading “Rawr! – or How to copycat”

You win some, you lose some

Today I wanted to show you the finished black cords. Especially for you, Sylvia 🙂 Really, I had the best of intentions and was stoked to finish the thing. For all of 15 minutes. Then I noticed really bad looping of the bobbin thread, and my machine started to make this noise again, and IContinue reading “You win some, you lose some”

Giveaway – Spare Colette Handbook pattern sheets!

Giveaway – Spare Colette Handbook pattern sheets! If you’ve been wanting to check out some of the Colette patterns but didn’t want to invest, this is your chance. My friend Kim over at Kim-ing is sharing some duplicate patterns she’s received. Head on over – just be aware that those are pattern sheets without instructions.

Do we call the Seventies vintage?

After going on about the impracticability of vintage dresses in my last post, today I’d like to present to you – vintage patterns! Or I think they are, anyways? Do the Seventies already qualify as vintage? I guess so – but then, I’ve heard anything from 20 to a minimum of 50 years of ageContinue reading “Do we call the Seventies vintage?”

WIP Wednesday: stripey triangle

The black cords are still waiting, but I find it hard to muster up the energy to sew after work and mostly wait for the weekend. I did, however, start a new shawl design, and am going to show you a little sneak peek. This design is still exploring the mix of bi-color and texturedContinue reading “WIP Wednesday: stripey triangle”