My latest project that used up SIX pieces of fabric from the leftovers stash - it's finished! Read all about it in the updated original post. 🤩
It's cold and I want another winter dress. And I want to use left-overs from other projects and fabric from my stash - no shopping for this project! A girl has got to have a challenge. 😉 I am repeating the 1939 two-piece dress that I just made as a separate skirt and top (as intended), but… Continue reading A rerun in bits
Ok, a boot obsession is not exactly a novel concept, especially for a woman. 😋 What is novel however is the boots. Besides being fun to look at, these are also by far the most comfortable shoes I've worn in a long time. They are snug around the heel, wide at the foot and have… Continue reading My new boot obsession
My Turquoise Quartet wasn't quite finished when I thought it was. Things weren't quite right - some obviously so, and I pointed them out in my original post, others only becoming noticeable with wear. The original "two piece dress" came out well, even if it makes me look like a school teacher, but actually I quite like… Continue reading A corporate solution
It all started with this crêpe by John Kaldor that I bought at the Knitting & Stitching Show in London this October: What colour is this? Umm, blue? No. Having bought this crêpe early in the day, I then decided to get some matching navy gabardine for something or other - I was still working… Continue reading Teal? Petrol? Turquoise?
Mages appear in many fantasy worlds, and invariably they wear robes. Apparently, trousers squeeze and chafe. But robes drag on the floor and can impare movement! So, one fantasy world decided to break with tradition: their robes are really open-fronted coats, they come with leggings and don't go all the way to the floor! -… Continue reading A robe and a jumpsuit
The weather suddenly turned cold which prompted me to finally sew together two knitted dresses. Officially, they need to be washed before wear to smooth out the yarn, but I need them tomorrow and the day after, so no time for washing... So much for leaving things till the last moment! 😜 The blue dress… Continue reading Woolly knits – knit, crochet, sew