Archive | December, 2011

A Little Holiday

Hey, everyone! Just wanted to let you know I’ll be posting a little less over the next week or so. I’m going to take a bit of time off to enjoy the holiday season. (I know, time off – very surprising! I love what I do so it’s hard to stop and take a break.) […]

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Another Year Over…

Another year is coming to an end, and before the holidays I wanted to take a moment to look back on everything that’s happened so far! I swear the years are going by faster. Do you remember when you were little, and an hour felt like forever? (An hour until dinner? That was forever.) And […]

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Sew-Along Speed: How Fast Do You Want to Go?

Happy Friday, everyone! It’s been a good week for me. My next pattern is in the works, I was a guest speaker at an exciting event yesterday (more to come on that!), and my office is freshly re-organized. I love the feeling of winding down the year, tying up loose ends, and getting ready for […]

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A Full Bust Adjustment on the Minoru Jacket, Courtesy of Alana

Who here is planning to do a Full Bust Adjustment (FBA) on their Minoru Jacket? I am thrilled to share this fantastic photo-illustrated FBA demonstration from Alana at Lazy Stitching. Alana was kind enough to let me borrow her photos from her tutorial! Which is great. It’s awesome to get pattern adjustment tips from someone […]

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Valerie’s Minoru Jacket

More and more Minoru Jackets are starting to appear! I’ve seen a few more pattern tester’s versions, and there are even people who’ve already made up the pattern since it was released. So exciting! I love sharing them with you guys. You never know which version is going to be the one that inspires you […]

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How Knitting Can Improve Your Sewing

Happy Monday, everyone! Today’s post is about knitting and sewing. Since learning to knit, I’ve noticed some similarities between knitting and sewing.. and many things about knitting have made me better at sewing! Do you knit and sew, and would you agree that learning one skill helps improve the other? I think so! Here’s a […]

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The Big List of Online Fabric Stores – Updated!

Hey everyone! Thanks for all of your lovely comments on my First Sweater post. It feels good to read such nice things about something I’ve made, the first actual garment I’ve knitted that can be worn on its own. (Well not completely on its own, with pants and skirts, of course.) It’s wonderful to hear […]

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