Monthly Archives: July 2016

Blouse using a 1963 pattern

It seems that it takes me at least 3 muslins before I am ready to cut the pattern in the actual fabric and this blouse was no exception. PatternReview is having a contest in which you had to use a pattern … Continue reading

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Winding the warp – Part 3 of a multi part weaving and sewing saga

A whole post on winding the warp!?  Well, um, yes.  But it will be a short one, I promise. See, first of all I decided to add a yard to the length of the warp.  I had about 10 wraps … Continue reading

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The Fabric starts – Part 2 of a multi part weaving and sewing saga

Over the last few years I have been dyeing with natural dyes.  In addition, NOBO has had an annual Dye Day in which participants bring different natural dyes and pre-mordanted yarns and we all dye skeins of yarn, dipping them … Continue reading

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