Monthly Archives: November 2017

The Downside to Not Malling

6 balls of Polworth  (8 oz. total) and one of BFL/Tussah spun on the drop spindle.  All are waiting to be plied. Sewing is still stuck due to my inability to locate the fabric I’m looking for.  It doesn’t have … Continue reading

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Warm Wintery Plaid

My second Sis Boom Carolina Mae may not have gotten all of the adjustments I had thought to make, but it did get all the same as my first plus a full lining made from a thrifted percale sheet.  The … Continue reading

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Wheelspun Hat

What do you do when you want cream or navy aran for a hat to go with your cranberry coat and know that you have maybe brown and dark green aran? You realize that the hat pattern uses little enough … Continue reading

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Stitching In Public

Before/After One month ago today this candle mat went to our game session.  Today it went to the hospital to hang out with me.  This ended up being a much longer chunk of time than I’d anticipated, which allowed for … Continue reading

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Sleepy Sewing

Carolina Mae is a pretty shifty character.  She was reluctant to become a rayon challis dress, but she eventually volunteered to be sewn up in this gingham shirting, which was part of a recent pre-cuts sale at fabricmart.  Having already … Continue reading

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Finally Gingham

This did become a dress.  I’m pretty happy with it , but just had oral sugery instead of taking pictures so only a teaser today.  Sorry.  Gonna veg with an ice pack.

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Queue Jumper

Having finally muslined the Sis Boom Carolina Mae to the point where it is time to cut the fashion fabric but, not being ready to double check the math to be certain I create my dream dress with the sparse … Continue reading

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