|Pattern Review ||3/3/11 6:52 PM|
|BurdaStyle Magazine - 03-2011-138 Photogenic Top |
This is a raglan top with a twisted neckline and tabbed sleeves. The pattern calls for stretch silk, which is lovely in the photo but simply does not fit my life. I used a stretch rayon out of my stash. At least I think it's rayon, I found it on the mystery table at my favorite MillEnd store.
This ... more...
|Notion Review ||1/27/11 3:20 PM|
|Ott-lite - LED Flip Light |
I found this little gem at my local Joann's on the half off sale, making it all of $10. I decided to bring it home at that price.
So what we have here, is a pocket Ottlight. It is about the size of the first folding cell phones. It is light enough to carry in a purse or knitting bag, and to my surp... more...
|Pattern Review ||6/25/10 5:23 PM|
|Simplicity - 3768 Knit top |
This is another outstanding pattern from Simplicity's Khaliah Ali collection. Sadly is out of print, though Pattern Review is still offering it. I have been making these shorts for at least two seasons and really love them.
This is a plus sized pattern, which seems to be what Ms Ali specializes in.... more...
|Pattern Review ||5/30/10 9:11 AM|
|Burda Plus Fashion Magazine - 02-2007-409 pants |
This is a pair of pants with the front and back pattern pieces broken into two pieces so there is a seam down the middle of your leg both front and back. This allows the designer to add a hidden dart. Yes that's right. On the back of these pants there is a dart for shaping hidden in that back seam. ... more...
|Notion Review ||5/18/10 11:34 AM|
|Other - DIY Folding Cutting Table |
I live in a tiny house. Which means everything has to fold up and be put away. There simply isn't room for even those fold up cutting tables. And I have a bad back, my physical therapist insisted I invest in a high cutting table or start sending him a weekly check.
This is my solution, my girlfrie... more...