08 septembre 2014

First time with knits / J'ai cousu du jersey !

One of the challenges that were awaiting me this September was to learn how to sew knits. They're so comfy and trendy that I could not just ignore them anymore! In the last months I have bought really nice knits to sew things for me and my daughter, but first, I decided to use some cheap-ish fabric because I didn't want to make a mess on the more expensive ones. I was really scared about sewing knits, because all kinds of urban legends are spread in the sewing blog community: they say it's slippery, that you can end up with a sleeve... [Lire la suite]
Posté par La boutiqueuse à 15:41 - Commentaires [2] - Permalien [#]

01 septembre 2014

Too cool for school! / Le kit de rentrée

This weekend has seen a very productive me! I've been sewing my ass off (pardon my French) to be ready for school, which begins tomorrow. So here goes: a quilt, a pillow and 2 napkins for lovely little Rafalou and her big day!   Ce week-end, j'ai été over-productive ! J'ai cousu comme une tarée pour être prête pour l'école, qui comme chacun sait débute demain. Alors voilà : une couverture en patchwork, un coussin et deux serviettes de table pour le grand jour de mon adorable petite Rafalou !  The chevron quilt is made... [Lire la suite]
Posté par La boutiqueuse à 23:15 - Commentaires [1] - Permalien [#]