• Sewing With Leather, Leather Envelope Clutch

    April 16, 2013 Kate

    As a beginner, anything that’s not cotton can be quite intimidating to sew. Since rescuing a pair of my mum’s old leather pants from the Good Will pile last summer, I’ve had the itch to cut them up and make myself a clutch. (Yes, I realize leather pants are in now, however, this particular pair hails from…

    Read more
  • Textured Circle Scarf

    April 14, 2013 Kate

    Here we have the result of a transatlantic flight – a lot of repetitive stitches in a circle. The kind of therapeutic (or mind numbing) knitting a doctor might prescribe to relieve stress. It’s just alternating squares of stockinette stitch to create a lovely texture, wrapping around three times to keep you nice and cozy. I used a…

    Read more
  • Butterick B5613 Skirt

    April 12, 2013 Kate

    Hey there Awkward, how you doing? Well, I finally completed my first garment from a pattern – hooray! When I started sewing in high school, I taught myself and was making my own patterns. Some might call this admirable, I call it a fast ticket to bad habits, lots of broken needles, and a skirt…

    Read more
  • Tracing Threads

    April 8, 2013 Kate

    Well, I’ve finally taken the time to start a blog (I deemed the internet wasn’t riddled with enough of them). It’s something I’ve wanted to do for a while now, likely for the same reasons most people start blogging, I wanted a place to share and explore my passion. That passion, I’ve discovered, is making…

    Read more
1 24 25 26