A Weekend of Selfish Sewing

Somehow, I managed to have a mostly free weekend. I don't know how I did that, which is slightly annoying, as I'd like a repeat. Oh well. At any rate, I found myself with a Friday workday that ended a bit earlier than usual, and no immediate plans for the evening and the following Saturday. … Continue reading A Weekend of Selfish Sewing


Strike Up the Band (Collar)

I started working on a new shirt pattern a few weeks ago...V8759. It's similar to the dress shirts I've been making for Robert, using V8889, only it's got a regular front placket, instead of the covered placket (also called a fly front) that V8889 calls for. [Side note: anytime Robert wears the green chambray version of V8889 … Continue reading Strike Up the Band (Collar)

Updates on the ‘Do

The To-Do List, that is. The list now looks like this: Robert's green chambray V8889 - FINISHED Oakley slouch hat (crochet) in "Mermaid Musings" colorway, from A Treehugger's Wife Yarn - halfway finished Lizard shawl (crochet) - finishing tonight Caterpillar Mitts (knitting)- FINISHED Nessie (crochet) - FINISHED Lost Souls shawl (crochet) - this would have been done long ago, but … Continue reading Updates on the ‘Do