Wednesday, December 27, 2017

2017: Top 5 Hits and Misses

It's that time of year again! Gillian's hosting her insightful Top 5 sewing round-up again, in which you look at what you've made over the year and take stock. 

I am going to do hits, honorable mentions, misses, an update on my 2017 sewing goals, and a few 2018 plans. I'm not sticking to 5 in all cases, because I can't follow instructions, apparently.

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Knitting: Bunny Hats

Now that I'm back in the land of winter, where knitwear is de rigueur... nay, essential... I have picked up my long-dormant knitting hobby again.

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

McCall's 7262 Sweater Jacket in Ponte

It's gift-giving season and I pulled my sister's name from the proverbial "hat" for our Christmas exchange this year! 

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Toaster Sweater Week: Simplicity 8529

Recently I stumbled upon the latest version of the Sew House Seven Toaster Sweater, Simplicity 8529 while paging through the Simplicity pattern book at Joann Fabrics during a sale week. I figured it was kismet and that I should make one for Toaster Sweater Week!