Monthly Archives: September 2017
Late Night Plying Many are the posts and pins about plying from a center pull ball, though most of these are discussing plying using a wheel. Many are the instructions for plying using two balls and things like flower … Continue reading
Fall is starting out well. These just arrived in the mail. Hiking later, then it’s time to see what inspiration I’ve pinned and make some sewing plans. Do you have a favorite version of the Belladone or Bruyere?
Spinning continues. This time at cobweb weight with a lovely violet blue Polworth top. It’s amazing how much spinning goes into making a very small cop when the yarn is so fine. Sooner or later some effort may need to … Continue reading
Lately our local thrift store has had a nice variety of vintage needlework kits. During our last gaming session I started a pair of surface embroidery butterflies vintage 1983. At yesterday’s session the second was finished and I started … Continue reading
Project Complete Sewing, for me, is in part about sustainability; about knowing where things come from, how they were made and that they will last. Mending feels like a super power. Darning might be even better than mending as few … Continue reading
The (free) Foxy Pajamas Pattern from On the Cutting Floor has a lot to not recommend it. There is no getting around that. It’s free and the pants work up easily. The facings for the front button and button hole … Continue reading