Project Roundup

But before we get into the projects, it’s Sarah’s birthday today! Six years, and I still haven’t updated the party hats. She wanted to sit and read all day for her birthday, which is fair enough. And back to the projects: The Palace Library is coming along, slowly. This counter nook has my attention; I’ll…… Continue reading Project Roundup

Pirate Shirt (but bigger)

When you’ve just made a simple pair of dungarees as your third item of handmade clothing, what do you do next? A pirate shirt, of course! I sewed the main seams by machine, but did all the seam-felling, reinforcement patches, hems….. …..buttons and buttonholes by hand. (Machine buttonholes are beyond my skills at the moment!)…… Continue reading Pirate Shirt (but bigger)

Project Roundup

I have a few different things on the go at the moment; first is the cash register for The Palace Library, which is long overdue! Remember this jumper I made for Petra? Well, it’s now in six skeins and bundles of yarn, because I want to knit it instead – and adjust the jumper pattern…… Continue reading Project Roundup