Category Archives: Clothing

“Shirt with Gloves”

Having sized up from an 8 to a 12 (his current ready to wear size is 10) when guesstimating O’s current size I went a size too far. He didn’t mind swimming in the latest batch of Rowan Tee Hoodies … Continue reading

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Photos in Real Time

Sometimes you say “Fuck it.” and accept that a picture of your child from behind while she’s distracted is all you can get. Keeping with the theme of Mommy and Me I took advantage of my husband’s day off for … Continue reading

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Adrienne Blouse Dress Hack

Time for the annual holiday dress. Being totally on top of things this year, I have fabric and a style in mind. I extend the Adrienne Blouse pattern 32″ creating a simple dress that will be low stress. Until I … Continue reading

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Blah Wool Dress

Sewn in October. Having made more than half a dozen Turner dresses, putting on this luscious chocolate wool dress with its lovingly serged seams and double needle finished hems, I was surprised just how blah it looked. I did raise … Continue reading

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Crochet Challenge

The local spinning guild had a meeting yesterday and one of the members brought a bag of yarn and challenged us all to make something for the homeless. It was perfect. When you have piles and piles of things to … Continue reading

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Things Piled Up

Piles of French knots on make blackberries on my first mountmellick stitchery. Eventually it will be a biscornu. Things have been piled up lately. Good things like hundreds skeins of yarn and many WIP, not so good things like all … Continue reading

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Quilted Adrienne Blouse

Changing from a jersey with beau coupe stretch to a quilted double knit seemed like it would need some adjustment. Apparently only those changes previously considered for a slightly better fit would do it. I narrowed the sleeves by 2 … Continue reading

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