Spring is here in the Southern Hemisphere (on paper at least, it's sunny but still pretty damn cold here in Gippsland!) which draws to a close what I've dubbed 'The Winter of Test Knits', as I ended up knitting one test-knit garment for each month - oof! Two of these are still yet to be … Continue reading Test Knitting: The Aki Cardigan
Oh past Jess, you always have such good intentions! Suffice to say, my Outfit Along 2018 update is pretty dismal. I did indeed cast on for my Waters tee, but had to rip back twice because of errors I'd made *shakes fist at past Jess*. And then the test knitting calls came in... So... I've … Continue reading OAL 2018 update and #nevernot(Test)knitting
Winter is here (well, assuming you're in the Southern Hemisphere of course)! And that means it's Outfit Along time, hence my oddly-placed enthusiasm for frosty days and chilly evenings ❄️ The Outfit Along is a combination Knit Along (KAL) and Sew Along (SAL) hosted by knitwear designer Andi Satterlund of Untangling Knots and sewing blogger Lauren from … Continue reading Outfit Along 2018: Plans
For my first dressmaking project I made a skirt*. *Actually, in reality it was a pillowcase with pockets and a drawstring at the top. Very unflattering and uncomfortable on my hourglassish bod, but that's why you use sheets from the Op Shop and never again trust 80s Very Easy Vogue patterns where all the pieces … Continue reading The Christmas Dress a.k.a Tilly & The Buttons Bettine
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