Monthly Archives: September 2015

Selfish Sewing Week-AAAH!

Fiber Briber It’s selfish sewing week.  Finally and Oh No!  I’ve been very much looking forward to SSW.  Seamworks-Akita, Mouse House Creations-Julia Cardigan and Blank Slate-Pocketful of Posies are all on my short list.  Sis Boom Carolina Mae is there … Continue reading

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I Wasn’t Going To

Have you seen the new Unbiased Collection from Pattern Anthology?  The idea is that the patterns should fit all shapes and sizes and should be flattering.  I’m skeptical. Nice idea, but maybe lacking practical application? I considered getting it at the presale … Continue reading

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Stoll or Baby Blanket

With just two skeins of yarn this could never be a proper blanket, but it’s a very soft, very warm stoll and A is still small enough to think it an ample cuddle-able blanket.

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Selfish Sewing Week Fall 2015

It’s been a few weeks now and I haven’t sewn anything for me.  With the changing seasons my wardrobe is showing some serious holes, like owning no long sleeve tops.  Luckily selfish sewing week is coming up.  I just picked … Continue reading

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Moving into Autumn (Part 1)

  Autumn Sky my first fall make, or really my second if I count my test run of the Julia Cardigan by Mouse House Creations, which turned out way too big. Alterations 2 dart FBA added 1.5″ at center fold … Continue reading

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On Two Darts and Learning things

Green Gardens after a day of gardening, housework, freezer defrosting, and kid chasing.  Wrinkles were unavoidable.  Green Gardens is that shirt you unexpectedly make when you realize you don’t want to test things out with linen and are not interested in … Continue reading

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Scrappy Headstart

An early start on holiday gifts.    There will be 9 children’s gifts which start with these.  If you have Growing Up Modern by Allison Harris, you can probably guess what these will be.  These plus, 10 scrappy adult gifts from another book.  … Continue reading

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