Tag Archives: Lekala 5016

Arranging the blocks

My fabric stash, while I do my best to contain it, is still taking up all the available storage space (one small bookshelf, one small cupboard, one cardboard box, many bags) and threatening to expand. I am trying to keep it … Continue reading

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Colour-blocked waistcoat

This was actually my last project of 2013, finished on the afternoon of New Year’s Eve. I’d been saving it in order to blog alongside the accompanying pair of trousers, but those are in the unfinished pile until I feel … Continue reading

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Top 5s for 2013

I’ve been sewing all through 2013, but only started blogging about it in July, having discovered the sewing blogosphere and all its wonderful people. So now that the Top 5s of 2013 post meme has started going around, my list … Continue reading

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The Accidental Vest

This was supposed to be a waistcoat – another return to the snug reliability of Lekala 5016. After two black ones I wanted a grey one to go with my other suit, and this time I tried nipping in the … Continue reading

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Another waistcoat

It’s getting cold here. Yesterday, I finally caved and put the heating on (only for an hour when I get home from work! It’s so dispiriting coming home to a freezing flat …) which always feels like a Big Thing … Continue reading

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Weskit!

I made a waistcoat! It’s been made for about a week but it turns out that the impulse to wear the newly made thing immediately is way stronger than the impulse to sit down and take photos. The pattern is … Continue reading

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