Make & Review – Sewing Happiness

I've been making a few projects from Sewing Happiness by Sanae Ishida this month.  A while ago, I volunteered as a pattern tester and Sanae very kindly sent me a copy when it was published. As well as a book of projects, Sewing Happiness is part memoir, and account of how Sanae came to sewing. … Continue reading Make & Review – Sewing Happiness

Experiments with knits #1 – Colette Mabel skirt

I find sewing with knits very frustrating.  The different weights and stretch properties mean there is a lot to think about when matching pattern to fabric. But when a knit garment goes well, they are such useful and wearable things to have.  Two of my Mabel skirts are the most-worn things I've made since I … Continue reading Experiments with knits #1 – Colette Mabel skirt