December 24, 2009
December 06, 2009
December 05, 2009
My next creation is a T-shirt made with pattern no. 125 from BWOF November 2008 issue. I was able to use some leftover cotton jersey as the pattern pieces are quite small. It is certainly a comfortable top but runs a little bit on the big side for my taste. You can see its pattern review here.
During the last couples of days I have started to work on this year's christmas gifts as I plan on doing most of them myselves. The patterns I will use are the Tory organizer for my niece and nephew and the Charlie bag for my mom and sister. I already bought the fabrics at Ikea for my gifts, you can see which ones I chose in my newly created fabric gallery.
Have a great weekend and happy sewing!
December 03, 2009
So it is not surprising that I spent my recent travels (last one last week to Germany again for another job interview) to purchase the latest issues of Knipmode (Brussels train station) and Patrones (Cologne). Here you can see a short overview and my favorite pieces from each issue:
After the disappointment of the last issues of Patrones, the current one is surprisingly good. The pattern description is back on the last pages of the magazine and not how it was before on a fold page just like the patterns. The designer names are still missing on most pages but reoccured on the pages of the children's wear and plus size patterns. There is still hope that Patrones will become its old self again :-)