Tag Archives: self-drafted lining

Stash Skirt

This was not a planned project. This was the impulse product of a frenzied Saturday afternoon at the craft table – I was restless, I wanted to make something already (I was halfway through cutting a pattern that’s too big for my craft … Continue reading

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I put on my robe and wizard hat

Another new character, another epic kit project. This time it’s my partner’s new character, a wizard, and a proper spectacles-on-nose, fussy, bookish wizard at that; the only thing he’s missing is the badger-losing beard, as in our setting at least … 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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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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Harlequin jacket – part two

Cutting the pattern for the Harlequin jacket was pretty uneventful. Comparing my measurements (a distinctly pear-shaped 39-33-43) to the sizes on the envelope, I came out as an 18 at the hip and a 14 at the bust. I was … Continue reading

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Harlequin jacket – part one

So, I am currently partway through making my very first jacket. The story begins with the jacket Rabbit (the singer) is wearing in this Steam Powered Giraffe video (you can get a good look at it full-length at 0.51): It’s … Continue reading

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