Tag Archives: sewing knits

A Suit for Spring

I’ve just managed to finish this outfit today so I can count it in my monthly stash report – every yard counts!! And yes it’s another one from my pattern of the moment, Butterick 6258! I bought this fabric on … Continue reading

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Christmas Present for Mum

My mum doesn’t read my blog, I don’t think she really ‘gets’ blogs, so I’m safe sharing her Christmas present! Last month I made a cardigan from some lovely cable knit fabric, it was one of my first forays into … Continue reading

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Fall out with Overlocker!

I’ve had a fruitful but frustrating few days sewing! I fell out with my overlocker!! Last week I made a cardigan from knitted fabric, I was so pleased with it I cut out another almost straight away. The pattern is … Continue reading

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Sewing knits; Butterick 6258

A couple of weeks ago I went on a great course at the Yorkshire School of Sewing to learnĀ  to use my overlocker, it inspired me to conquer my fear of sewing knits and jerseys! A few days after I … Continue reading

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