Another Lisbon hack

I was just thinking that I have hacked the Itch-to-Stitch Lisbon cardigan three times now (here and here for the previous hacks) but only made it straight from the pattern once! I shall remedy that situation eventually as it is a fabulous pattern. I made such minor changes to this one that it possibly can’t […]

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Sewing, Stashbusting

Japanese knot bag sewalong: design modification

By now you may have finished a knot bag and be ready for a slightly different version. I’ve played around with the pattern, and come up with this The fabric is boiled, foiled wool, leftover from one of my reversible jackets, and therefore meeting my stringent stash busting requirements. I have therefore made the bag reversible […]

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Sewing, Stashbusting, Travel

Presto Popover hack #2

Following on from my first Presto Popover hack (here), I have made a dress. I didn’t set out to make this a real dress. I drafted it in my pattern making class with Sarah’s help, and used three different scraps of fabric to make a toile. I then lost my mind and started making all sorts […]

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