Looking back again…… how MakeNine18 panned out.

Last year was the first time I put together a Makenine, and I only actually identified 6 specifics, leaving three spaces for TNT's or wildcards. I think that on the whole I did quite well. I started with the Blackwood cardigan, and even had it cut out before New Year's Day. I had that made … Continue reading Looking back again…… how MakeNine18 panned out.

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Looking back … the highlights according to Instagram.

I recently posted my Best Nine according to Instagram, but I just put it on Instagram with no explanation. This blog serves to add some detail, because what came out is rather random. ūü§Ē Most of these were actually contributions to sewing challenges, and in particular Sewphotohop and Slow Fashion October. I am surprised at … Continue reading Looking back … the highlights according to Instagram.

Blackwood mark 2……. questions about fabric choice….. and stretch !

The experience of making of my first Blackwood was very positive. (You can read about it in its own My Blackwood Story¬†blog) But I still learned important lessons about working with neckbands and general management of knits and jerseys. Or so I thought. I did make mistakes, but I learned from them... not stretching the … Continue reading Blackwood mark 2……. questions about fabric choice….. and stretch !