Sewing

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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