bows and buckles · Buds · buttons · One Pattern · One Week · OWOP · Sewing · Vogue 1739

Buds, buttons, bows and buckles

OWOP day 2. This is the one where: I thought that I would experiment with a v-neck and no closure.  It’s mostly been successful.  I think that in taking out the seam at the back I have lost some shaping which I hadn’t really considered until casually leafing through  Couture Sewing Techniques .  Hmm, well I… Continue reading Buds, buttons, bows and buckles

OWOP · Sewing

And now for something completely different.

I dabble a little in sewing, knitting and crochet. Now, bear with me here, it’s not entirely unrelated to cpd23 – all three crafts have vibrant online communities (see?!). There’s Ravelry for knitting and crochet, Etsy for window shopping and blogs for inspiration. I have been skulking around the edges of these communities for ages… Continue reading And now for something completely different.