knitting · Sewing

High/Low – a game we like to play

How was your day? High – well, finding that pot of gold at the end of the rainbow was pretty cool. Low – I could have done without falling down the abandoned mineshaft. Translates brilliantly to sewing too, thanks to Crafting A Rainbow. I’m going to use the sometimes controversial  ‘Boss’ scale to rate these:… Continue reading High/Low – a game we like to play

Liberty · Sewing · Style 3753

Step Away from the Seventies.

What *is* my problem?  The women on the pattern envelope could have stepped straight from the rough-to-the-touch pages of my Bunty, Judy or Misty magazines.  Well maybe not Misty as that was a little darker, the strap line on the envelope would have had to read ‘Little did Taffy know, the ring was bewitched’. Why… Continue reading Step Away from the Seventies.

Burda 7791 · jersey · Jungle January · Sewing · Stretch

Dating leggings.

No, not a new show on Tacky TV.  A unimportant conundrum I challenge you to solve.  You might want to pop on some sunglasses, it’s going to get bright. I have had these leggings a long, long, long time. They are vintage/original/so-old-the-elastic-is-starting-to-crackle Benetton.  Now, without going into the loft and fighting through several boxes of… Continue reading Dating leggings.