knitting

Fair Isle Socks

It’s been awhile since I had a knitting project on the blog.  I am actually knitting all the time, but I knit a lot of boring socks (here’s an example) that I don’t bother talking about.  (I do have some other projects finished that I just haven’t photographed yet.)  I recently have been inspired by… Read More Fair Isle Socks

sewing

Another Sari Top

This was a birthday present for my mom.  I used some of the sari to make her a top for Christmas, so I thought she might like another one for her birthday.  I used a different pattern, one that I have used several times before as both a top and a dress (see also another… Read More Another Sari Top

dress, sewing

Floral Fitting Woes

Every year, I allow myself to make one new summer dress.  Summer dresses are my favorite thing to sew, but there are only so many dresses one person can wear.  The dress I made last year is blogged about here.  This year’s dress has been a challenge from start to finish.  I probably should have… Read More Floral Fitting Woes