Simple beginnings

I am in love with mitered corners. Yet another simple technique from 1, 2, 3, Sew. I had two small squares left over in this fabric but I ruined the first one by making four 65-degree corners. This, on the other hand, is most pleasing. I acquired some fat quarters and am sewing a simple […]

A poll and a hint

I had a pretty good weekend, I hope you guys did too! My energy levels have been really up and down recently. Some days I feel like usual; others, I feel really depleted. I think it’s a general come-down from finishing up my course and the bananas summer I had. I felt a lot like […]

A Shawl

I’ve been doing a lot of knitting recently. My movements have changed this term and I have more knitting time on the train to and from work. I’ve also almost completely stopped working on more than one project at a time which hasn’t happened… since I started knitting! I finished up my second Heather Hoodie. […]

Market Blouse and some haul

I finished up my second attempt at the Market Blouse during the week. I’m pretty happy with how it turned out. Pattern: Sew Lisette (Simplicity) 2211, Market Blouse, View E. Material: Cotton by Tilda, 1m. I think it was about 150cm wide because I have some decent-sized scraps left over. I got it from Rubanesque, […]

Market Blouse and a muslin

We went to Ikea a while ago to get a few things and while we were there, I saw the loveliest blue fabric with red polka dots. I got 1.5m of it for €8.99 and resolved to make up my pattern for the Market Blouse. Let me tell you this: don’t ever cut out a […]