• Victoria Part 1

    Well I’m back from Victoria! I had such a great time hanging out with Kari and Dave and their two beagles, checking out Victoria, spending a day in Vancouver and enjoying the super huge (by northwest standards) snow storm that hit us. I’m still pretty exhausted so I’ll be posting my photos from the trip […]

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  • travel knitting

    I’ve been working on a pair of socks, they make a pretty good travel project. I bought some KnitPicks Felici Sport sock yarn a while ago and it’s knitting up SO soft and warm, I can’t wait to get this pair done so I can wear them! So far I’ve been knitting all my socks […]

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  • The Christmas Blazer

    I wish I could say that this blazer was the first project of 2012 but unfortunately I finished it at the beginning of December to send to my sister with a Stella dress for Christmas, hence just showing it here now. The blazer is BurdaStyle Magazine 03/2011 Blouson Jacket with a few changes. Inspired by […]

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  • vacation time

    After an 11 hour journey I made it to Victoria yesterday afternoon! Posting will be a bit light while I hang out and relax with Kari + Dave but I have a few things saved up and be warned, there will definitely be some vacation photos. Now we’re off to the park to check out […]

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  • Sewing Tutorial | How to Bag a Jacket Lining

    Here it is, my tutorial on how to line a jacket using the ‘bagged’ method. This jacket lining method gives the most professional results, requires the least amount of hand sewing and is also the quickest. A triple win in my opinion! If you look through your closet, you’ll find that almost every jacket you […]

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  • A Very Strange Mini Blazer

    If you’ve been waiting for the bagged lining tutorial get pumped because it will be here on Monday morning! I had to share this mini blazer while I’m sorting through all the images though, it’s too much crazy to keep to myself. In order to make the tutorial clear I needed to get the entire […]

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  • fabric recycling : what do you do with your scraps?

    Okay so today is the day where I talk about scraps. What on earth do you guys do with them? I am going out of my mind with fabric scraps. I’m pretty good at fabric yield (I get a lot of practice at work) so most often my scraps aren’t big enough to make anything […]

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  • 2011 Projects in Review

    I was so excited to do this end of the year roundup, in my head I had sewn a zillion things in 2011. Turns out I sewed a zillion things for hound and only 12 things for myself plus knitted 2 items. I did make myself a few hound garments but it feels weird to […]

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  • happy new year

    [image source] It feels like I was just writing a my 2011 new years post, this year has gone by so fast. Looking back at my resolutions for sewing and grainline I did a pretty alright job and hit most things on my list. The part about taking more film photos happened until about halfway […]

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