Posts for knits

Color Blocked Hemlock Tutorial

Color blocking is one of my favorite ways to spice up an old pattern and make it new again. Today I’ll share a step by step…

Color Blocked Hemlock

Today you’ll be surprised to learn (not really) that I have hacked the Hemlock Tee to create a color blocked variation. My love of color…

Knit Kielo

I’ve swaddled myself in knit and how comfy it is, well unless you are trying to take photos in the middle of winter. Egads it’s cold!…

Asymmetric Ruffle Hack – Tutorial

Hi guys, today I’ve got a tutorial on how to hack the Sewaholic Renfrew pattern to make your very own asymmetrical ruffle top. If you have…

Behind the Seams – Underlining Knits

Behind the Seams is series in which Laney and I share little techniques that aren’t included in the pattern instructions. Often a few tricks can really improve the sewing…

Hudson Pants

Oh my goodness, I have now re-written this post three times. I reflected poetically and very generically on the return of fall. DELETE. I composed a confessional…

Nettie

Laney and I have a little Tap Shorts detox for you today in the form of Nettie Bodysuits. We could not have been more excited…

Tur-band Tutorial

After sewing two kimonos I’m feeling very bohemian and this mood has begun to take over. Meet the most recent manifestation the tur-band (turban/headband). This…

A Shiny New Year

Happy New Year everyone! Although not exactly pre-meditated it seems appropriate to start a new year off featuring a post on my favorite self-made outfit…

V8877 in Jamaica Plain

If only I knew the story behind this mural of a bottle plus animal behind! Double rainbow. What does it mean? The top is made…