In Which I Sew On Belt Loops

My friend Jasmin gave me this wonderful fabric for my birthday from a Finnish fabric store called Eurokangas which sounds like the best fabric store ever. Jasmin knows what I like, so of course this moody fabric with little red flowers was right up my alley.  (The reproduction below is really bad by the way; in…

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A Stitch in Time: Cable Bolero

Do you have that ONE project? That project that caused you nothing but pain and suffering pain and also did I mention the pain? I bought the yarn approximately four years ago. I recently learnt it’s the colourway “erika”, which I find very pretty for a yarn that came from the deepest pits of hell…

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A Dress for the First Days of Spring

I’ve posted so much about knitting lately, I think it’s time to mention that I didn’t give up on sewing. It’s just that I’ve started one of those projects where you run from one problem to the next – Mrs Depew Vintage’s 1940 wrap blouse seemed fun and cute, but hasn’t been anything like that…

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WIP Wednesday: Plans, plans, plans!

Like most knitters, I have an incredible backlog of unfinished projects. You know how it is: you get frustrated or bored with something, there’s a new shiny thing that seems so much more interesting, and then you end up with a bunch of half-finished stuff packed away in boxes everywhere. And don’t get my started…

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Audrey B’s Bird’s Eye

When Minxy wrote about her thoughts, discoveries and roadbumps on the way to a colourwork project, I commented that I found colourwork fascinating but overall too much of a hassle. Since then, colourwork has been stuck on my mind, which lead to a typical me thing: I filtered my Ravelry queue for colourwork projects. I’m not…

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A Stitch in Time: Made So Quickly

My best friend and I finally went to see Frozen. Usually we’re terrible hipsters and only watch obscure indie movies in dingy little theaters with about two other people present, but we both can never resist a Disney movie. I think it’s a first for Disney to put the relationship of the two female leads in…

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