Have you ever been frustrated with an armhole because it had ugly steps in between the bind off rows? Then read on, this How-to is for you!
This very simple techniques can be used for any armhole and gives the prettiest result!
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Last week-end was fabulous!
Even though the weather could’ve been nicer, we were able to do all the things we had planned, meet some friends and even relax. What more to ask? These are the best week-ends.
But best of all, I managed to squeeze in some sewing time and got quite a few makes finished! YAY!
As the sun has been showing itself more recently, I’m happy to report I have a new Sorbetto finished and ready to wear!
Today’s the first day of Spring!
I don’t know about you but I’ve been craving colour and pretty DIY decorations to brighten up our home. Here’s a lovely selection of 10 easy and fast projects that will make you feel like Spring is here even if the sun isn’t yet!
Let’s get inspired! Happy crafting! Continue Reading
The Wardrobe Architect Challenge had us clean out our closet last month. While a majority of clothes got donated to charity, I plan to transform some into new stuff.
And what could be more fun than recycling your old t-shirts into yarn? Maybe it’s not a good idea to bring any more yarn in my home, but who can resist a good recycle project? Not me, I’ll tell you!
Time to make some yarn! Yay!
Can you believe it, it’s been three months since Myrtille was launch as part of the Swiss Delights Yarn Kit!
Having been an exclusive pattern for the club until now, it’s time for me to release it for everyone to knit!
Download Myrtille on Ravelry!
My goal this week end is to finish my Sorbetto blouse. I’m particularly looking forward to wear it when the weather’ll warm a little more. The reason? I’ve fallen in love with the gold binding that’s around the neckline and armholes, it’s just the accent the fabric needed.
So this is what inspired this week’s inspiration post, DIY gold accents that’ll brighten any object around the house.
Let’s dig in! Continue Reading
Over the last few weeks, I’ve been making a lot of How-To for advanced knitting techniques. Even though it’s been fun to do, a lot of my friends don’t actually know the basics of knitting. And it’s always something I’m eager to teach!
So I thought this Thursday I would explain the basics for all of you dying to learn how to knit and help spread the knitting bug!
February has already come and gone so let’s look at the progress made on the Colette’s Wardrobe Architect Challenge!
This month, I’ve taken up the big task of cleaning my closet. It’s been quiet some time since I’ve taken the courage to do that, but motivated by the perpective of a handmade wardrobe, I’ve dive into it. Continue Reading
Last Thursday, the How-To of the week was about creating your own DIY Bias Tape Maker!
It’s definitely a lot of fun choosing and making your personalized binding but now that you have meters of it, maybe you’d like a few ideas on what to actually use it for?!?
No worries, you are covered! Here’s ten cool ideas on what to make with your new bias tape. Continue Reading
Tonight, the Great Britsh Sewing Bee‘s semifinal is on and to celebrate, how about a sewing How-To?
While sewing my new blouse the other day, I had to make a sort of binding to encase the waist ties. The instructions said to cut a 60 mm/2″3/8 wide rectangle and fold 10 mm/3/8″ on each side, kind like a binding, but only in a weird size. After struggling with my iron and failing to make a neat band, I decided to try and find a way to help the edges fold themselves before pressing. Continue Reading