I saw this bold bright brushstroke knit at The Remnant Warehouse and just couldn’t resist. Love the lime cotton knit too. Both nice for a pop of colour on a grey day.
The wrap knit wasn’t as successful – way to deep in the neckline. The tucked piece doesn’t have enough spread in the pattern piece and distorts the waist seamline. Continue reading “Something to brighten up a dull day…”
I was looking for a top pattern to work with the knit below. It was purchased to make a knock-off of a top that I’d seen on Polvore (so sad the site is no longer running) that looked so similar to McCalls 6991. After I bought the pattern, I realised that the front piece is all in one, with the front piece folded at the hem to make the wrap. This would mean that the wrong, unprinted side of the print would show. 😦 Continue reading “Two for Tuesday: Kwik Sew 3658 knit tops”
Here is the next instalment of my pattern stash busting. I was working through some raglan sleeve top patterns. Starting with a Lekala one and moving up to a more complicated design. As I found out, raglan sleeves come in many different disguises – two part, darted shoulder, single piece, single piece with raised neckline. Plus there is no one way to sew them in – ie side seams first or last. Continue reading “Pattern Stash: The raglan tops”
I couldn’t help myself and bought a couple of the new Butterick patterns. This is the top from B6388 in a merino blend interlock. Love the collar! The full review is posted on Pattern Review.