Fuzzy Warm Vest

I’ve been starting to make clothes for myself and for my family, and this is my first attempt to make something NICE for me. This is a vest with a shawl collar, lengthened to nearly knee-length, with big patch pockets. It’s made in a black-and-white plaid knit fabric with one-way stretch and a fuzzy hand. … … keep reading …

April Ink

Due to personal events taking up a lot of my time, as well as a month of quarantine, I felt a lot less creative than usual in April. Typically it’s a time of intense creativity brought on by the season, so I’m really feeling this change in circumstances this year. Week 13, Joy Posted March … … keep reading …

Serger Wars 2: Jersey

Detail photo of a handmade gray knit tshirt

I’m almost 45 years old, and one thing that remains true about me is that I don’t take things slowly. Easing in? Nope! Just jump in feet first and try to swim and see if you do! This is an “easy” shirt but requires the skills of serging, twin needle sewing, and working with knits, … … keep reading …