Twofer

This is going to be a ‘twofer’ post (two-fer-one), mostly because these are patterns you’ve seen before but in another guise. First up, another Kimono top. Pattern: Kimono top from Salme. I made it before in chiffon here and delicious Liberty lawn here. Fabric: 1m of lace from Hickey’s. I bought this about a year […]

Navy Pleated Skirt

I have wanted a sensible navy pleated skirt for a long time. It took some organisation. First, I found the fabric – heavy cotton in Murphy Sheehy’s. Then, I found the pattern – a straight-forward vintage pattern on Etsy. It has four versions: a mix-and-match of long or short, with box-pleats or pleats folded to […]

A few random FOs

I finished my lacy scarf. Here it is in its blocked glory. I used a 1.5mm hook and DMC Petra 8 cotton from here. A few things: 1. The little metal cap that goes on my hook? That doesn’t get old. I was really careful to put it into my project bag every time I […]