Wednesday, November 28, 2007

It's about sewing

After two posts on making prints from the computer screen, back to the sewing projects. I got a lot done, though it's easy projects mostly.


First a shot of the buttons on my daughters coat. Tomorrow I'll finish this coat.

I made the Jalie twist top again, this time with long sleeves. The review for this is here.
Another Jalie set: the cardigan with t-shirt. That review here.














For my blog readers a few extra pictures. The cardigan with the twist top, and two details of the cardigan.
That's 3 of the 5 sewing projects I wrote about in my post of November 8 done. And a few more combinations in my closet. The gored skirt is cut, and still to decide on a pattern for a knit.



And I'm seriously thinking about what to do next. I want to do something that's new or a bit more difficult. Those quick projects are nice, but sometimes I want a bit more of a challenge, but just not sure which way it should go.

And do you remember I was working on Vogue 2987? It was given a veto over by my daughter: weird jacket and awful fabric. And as DH also wasn't very positive when he saw the result so far, I stopped, already some weeks ago. Maybe sometime in another fabric.

6 comments:

  1. I love the cardigans. I haven't made any in awhile 'cause I went a little crazy when I was making them and made so many of them! Don't you just love the versatility of them in your wardrobe!? I can see why you let the Vogue pattern go...

    And I can't wait to see your daughter's coat finished!

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  2. I love the cardigan and the twist tops. The first jacket looks like it's going to be a winner too. Sorry about the Vogue jacket - sometimes you win some, sometimes you don't - oh well, it just means you have more time for projects that you'll ove.

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  3. The coat is looking very promising!
    The cardigan and the twist top are lovely. You are so productive, Sigrid, kudos!

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  4. The coat is really wonderful - I'm looking forward to seeing the whole thing. That's too bad about the Vogue jacket. I've had many things I thought were going to be really interesting looking turn out to be not so interesting in real life.

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  5. I know I can only see the top of the coat but it looks pretty amazing, lucky daughter.

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  6. Your daughter's coat looks awesome! And you've been busy, I can see that! I'm sorry about the Vogue jacket... I'm very fond of its stylelines so I hope you'll pick it up later using different fabric.

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