Monthly Archives: February 2015

Knitting in 1960

Hands up, who had one of the first Barbie dolls in 1959/60? They were all the rage and for $4 your mom could give you the opportunity to see the future of fashion and celebrity status. Never before did we … Continue reading

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Sew Bad Saturday #6

This week we have Lorraine of the Spottydogsocialclub blog. She wrote this email to me to start her process: I am a long time fan of your blog, and am totally amazed at the skill and patience that you have. … Continue reading

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Nancy’s Jacket

All of us have been waiting a long time for the very much altered/redesigned Butterick 6106 jacket for Nancy. She has been patient and gone along with my suggestions and additions and subtractions in order to get the perfect fun … Continue reading

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Ponte Knit Warning

Now we all love ponte knits…they are easy to cut, easy to sew and conform to our bodies and normally the fabric is easy care depending on the content. Well during my little January break from the brides I bought … Continue reading

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