Category: Sewing

  • The Outfit Along 2019

    The Outfit Along 2019

    Knit a piece. Sew a piece. Make an outfit. June 1st-July 31st. Get ready for the Outfit Along: WIP Cleanout! The Outfit Along is an annual craft-along thats pairs a sew-along with a knit-along to create a custom outfit, but this year we’re shaking things up and focusing on works-in-progress. The goal this year will […]

  • My OAL 2018 Finished Outfit

    My OAL 2018 Finished Outfit

    Today’s the last day of the Outfit Along, and I am delighted to say that I finished on time! As I mentioned before, I was concerned about finishing my Lander shorts because I moved this month, but yesterday I carved out some sewing time and got them done! I made a few relatively minor modifications […]

  • OAL Progress

    OAL Progress

    When it comes to my progress on my OAL projects, I feel like I’ve got a lot done but still have so much more to do! I originally intended to get my Lander shorts completed in June, before I moved to a new apartment in the same neighborhood this month, but unfortunately I had to […]

  • Winter and Spring Sewing

    Winter and Spring Sewing

    Earlier this year, I got it into my head that as a person who sews, I should know how to make pants. I rarely wear pants, but that wasn’t the point! So I picked out a pattern, Vogue 9189, and dove in. My first pair was bright orange and sadly too small. It turns out […]

  • The OAL Begins + Waters Resources

    The OAL Begins + Waters Resources

    The Outfit Along starts today! Cast on your knitting projects and start cutting out your fabric. I’m casting on my Waters today using the long-tail cast-on method. If you’re knitting Waters, here’s a list of previous blog posts that you might find helpful. Alternative Stripes for Waters 6 Things to Know About Knitting With Linen […]