Tag Archives: jersey

Toaster sweater 2 in stripes

My grey toaster sweater has been in constant rotation since I made it and I wanted to make another straightaway. I found the perfect fabric for my second version rummaging through a box of pre-cut samples from Mr Fabric in … Continue reading

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Toaster sweater 2

There’s nothing like compiling a #2017makenine list to kick start your sewing mojo. I’ve made two from my list already! I fell for the Toaster sweater 2 as soon as it was released and from what I’ve seen on Instagram, so … Continue reading

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The perfect tee

The tonic tee from SBCC is my first finished make from my #makenine list and it’s my new TNT t-shirt pattern. I was after a classic fitted tee and this free downloadable pattern is THE ONE. The bodice has the right amount … Continue reading

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Linden sweatshirt fail

The Linden sweatshirt is such a classic wardrobe staple it seems obligatory to sew it sooner or later. I’ve had this pattern for over a year but it’s taken a while to find sweatshirt fabric that I like. I prefer light loopback knits over the … Continue reading

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FO: Plantain no. 5

I think I’ve made more iterations of this pattern than any other pattern. You probably recognise the Plantain tee from Deer and Doe and have sewn one up already.  If you haven’t why not! It’s an essential wardrobe basic and … Continue reading

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FO: Mandy boat tee

I’ve not been in the mood for long projects lately so I’ve resorted to sewing with knits. I made this top using some dirt cheap cotton jersey I bought from the epic Cloth House sale a few months ago. Knits were … Continue reading

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Back to the 80’s – Vintage pattern pledge no. 2

I found this pattern in a charity shop and paid 50p for it. Judging from the photos on the front, you’d think they’d be giving it away. I can see Alexis or Crystal rockin’ one of these frocks. The sleeves … Continue reading

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