Dresses and Tops · Stitching

FO Friday – Colette Pattern’s Penny Dress

I actually finished this back in July and forgot all about it for some reason.This is now officially my favourite shirt dress pattern ever (I've only made four so far, and I wonder how many times I'm going to say this in my sewing life 😉), but I'm not saying this lightly because I think this… Continue reading FO Friday – Colette Pattern’s Penny Dress

Cardigans · Knitting

WIP Wednesday – ‘Knitcation’

As you may have noticed on my Instagram widget, I posted my progress on my husband's languishing Carraig Fhada vest days ago. I had some days off work last week and combined with the bank holiday, it meant I had five whole weekdays to 'play' with, so I decided to show the vest some love. The downside however was the… Continue reading WIP Wednesday – ‘Knitcation’

Cardigans · Knitting

WIP Wednesday – For The Love of Fair Isle

I managed to put a little dent in my WIPs thanks to the bank holiday Monday here, so I only have one WIP - Rowan’s Orkney to report on because both my Vinterfjell jumper and Carbeth cardigan are now finished and currently blocking. This knit has not been without some mishaps. First was the 2x2 corrugated… Continue reading WIP Wednesday – For The Love of Fair Isle

Shirts · Stitching

Colette Penny Dress Hack

I found finally time last week to sew my first garment of the year, about time too, because I have been making sewing plans since forever 🙂. This one is a sleeveless shirt using the bodice of the Colette’s Penny shirt dress pattern. I loved the pattern as soon as I got notification, and I’ve been… Continue reading Colette Penny Dress Hack