Fabric Fact – Wool

March 6, 2009

Thank you all for the great response for my first installment of Fabric Fact Friday! Regarding quality in knits I can only second what others have said, the challenge is to find the good stuff. I’m having a lab day…

Pant sew-along – The muslins

March 4, 2009

The muslin I guess I should have known it was coming. Just because I have been successful with my last few attempts at pant drafting it doesn’t mean that those methods will work on a completely different design in a…

Pant sew-along – My inspiration

March 2, 2009

The pants I plan to make. So it’s the first week of March which marks the start of Clevergirl’s pant sew-along (where you also can see links to the other participants). As I’ve blogged about before, I’m planning to make…

Birthday kid

March 1, 2009

Here is a photo of my daughter in her new outfit – the present went down very well! The balloon photo shoot was styled by her sister, and I love the vibe of this picture.

Fabric Facts – Knits

February 27, 2009

Knit samples from my textile science class. I’m currently taking a university class in textile science. It’s mostly a distance course and it’s highly theoretical. Sometimes it feels more like I’m taking a chemistry class and my brain has been…

Trying to make a beanie hat

February 26, 2009

For better and for worse. Four attempts at making a beanie pattern. I had an epiphany recently. The thing is that I have always assumed that the knitted hats one can find in stores was knitted on special hat machines….

The birthday present

February 22, 2009

The matchy-matchy project for my youngest child is done. Hope she likes it as much as I do! Her birthday is next Saturday so I’ll soon find out. The beanie and scarf patterns are drafted by me (the scarf was…