20 janvier 2016

Jaja's birth gift / Le cadeau de naissance de Jaja

My sister's mother-in-law, Jaja, knows how to make a seriously cool gift. For my boy's birth, she sent me a kit to knit him a sweater: wool, buttons and pattern instructions. There was enough wool to knit it in a size 2, but I wanted him to wear it now, so I went with 12 months.I tried a new buttonhole technique that you do when the sweater is all sewn up. You take the stitch where you want your buttonhole and you use matching sewing thread to attach one horizontal strand of the stitch 2 rows down and the other one 2 rows up, and... [Lire la suite]
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05 janvier 2015

Happy New Sewing Year! / Bonne année de couture !

I'm definitely not going to list all the resolutions I should make, it's not my style. I prefer going through life not knowing what I'm going to do exactly, which doesn't prevent me from doing A LOT of stuff! My one and only goal for 2015 is to have a beautiful baby, and hopefuly, I'll be able to scratch that from my list by the beginning of May! Now let's get down to business, because I have quite a few items I've been dying to share with you but couldn't because they were Christmas or birthday presents and I wanted to keep them a... [Lire la suite]
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