Cardigans, I made it!! 2018, Sewing

Refashion …

to fashion (something) again or differently; remake; alter. I know I have made patterns exactly according to instructions, and I've also made them in my own haphazard way.  Refashioning this cardigan was something new for me! My sister bought this cardigan on-line.  As soon as it arrived she knew that it was NOT what was… Continue reading Refashion …

1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, Cardigans, Fabrics, I made it!! 2018, Indie sewing patterns, Sewing, sewing patterns

Itch to Stitch Lisbon Cardigan – No Buttons though!

Fresh off the Day and Night Dress Challenge, Coffee and Cocktails, I’m headed to Lisbon... ... the Lisbon Cardigan by Itch to Stitch, that is. I cut out my pattern pieces and fabric with the help of Sophie!  I love this knit fabric, a "shades of grey" (and black) paisley Topaz knit, 85% polyester, 10%… Continue reading Itch to Stitch Lisbon Cardigan – No Buttons though!

Cardigans, Dresses, Fabrics, Indie sewing patterns, Sewing, Sewing Challenges, sewing patterns

But I can do this!

  I was all set to cut and tape my Itch to Stitch Lisbon Cardigan.  You probably know the one.  Almost everyone has already made one! I was all set to cut out this beautiful knit print that I purchased last August.  Yes, it's a few months old, not my oldest fabric though!  This is… Continue reading But I can do this!

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Finishing that friggin’ UFO … (Part 2)

I apologize for not posting sooner.  I did continue working on my Sister's shirt/jacket during the last week, the final chapter of my Sister's Sewing Projects, although I am sure she will eventually think of something else for me to do!  I am using Simplicity 5455, a pattern from 2003.  I started it here using two wonderful fabrics,… Continue reading Finishing that friggin’ UFO … (Part 2)

Cardigans, Fabrics, I made it!! 2016, Sewing, sewing patterns

Which personality do you like the best?

Last week I cut out my Hunter Green Chevron knit fabric (85% polyester and 15% rayon) and a white linen-look fabric from my stash (actually a fabric given to me, along with a few others, by a friend) to make my first reversible garment.  I put a lot of thought into cutting out this Chevron fabric as… Continue reading Which personality do you like the best?

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Hopeful for a new cardi and avoiding some tension problems …

A while ago I purchased two fabrics - both 85% polyester and 15% rayon knits - a Chevron pattern, one a Hunter Green and one a Red.  Just on a whim.  These fabrics spread out are a bit overwhelming for my taste - but they were too beautiful to resist.  I had to figure out what I… Continue reading Hopeful for a new cardi and avoiding some tension problems …