Patchwork placemats

With the left over blue fabric to some of the project I had made, I seen two placemats following the instructions in Mollie Makes issue 74.  It was the first time I used the patchwork technique in a project.  The explanation said that the template square should be 13×13 but if I make more placemats,…

Kimono marana

I had this kimono jacket from Kitbyklo on my sewing to do list on Pinterest for quite a long time and last December I finally ordered the pattern and made it. The pattern is beautifully made and explained with 3 options of customisation :  adding piping,  adding frills at the sleeves  adding a belt.  I just…

Embroidered advent calendar 2016 

The French website Artesane had a fun protect in December : make a embroidered advent calendar !  At the end of November, they published the trame of the calendar that was composed of 24hexagons. And then every day in December they published a little motif to fill up one hexagon. I have chosen a blue and white hexagon fabric…

Pom-pom clutch 

I added some pom-poms to the Lil’ hold tight clutch from Wool and the gang.  I really like the woven stitch : it feels so sturdy.  I also had a strap from on old broken bag that I can reuse with it ! 

Vogue dress from the moon 

Together with the Satisfaction coat pattern, I bought the Vogue pattern from Louis Antoinette Paris to make a little dress for the winter.  The fabric is again from Fabworks online.  I had my eyes on the “dark side of the moon”fabric. When their bundle sale on instagram featured this fabric, I got it. The fabric is…

Joli turban

In this week In the wool for love newsletter, a pattern to knit a very cool turban was given ! This is my version. I used a mix of rest of the skin from the mandarine headband and the dark blue wool from the fair island band sweater This is my participation for Les défis du fil

Polar bear 

The last issue of Mollie makes had a interesting pattern to make a knitted polar bear designed by Sincerely Louise. I liked the animal heads she designs as well so making this bear was a good way to discover this designer world !  My bear has two colours as I used only yarn I had left over from…

Satisfaction coat

I have never sewn a coat and it seemed like an impossible project but when I saw the Satisfaction coat by Louis Antoinette Paris, I had to do it ! I love the lose cut and the collar ! I did not do the belt as I prefer the most relax version without belt. The coat is…

Double granny square cowl 

I really like the colour combination in this scarf and my first idea was to make a scarf with sleeves like this one. I crocheted all the square and started to assemble the first sleeve (after a year of putting this project away and back in the project loop and then away again…).  Unfortunately, the sleeve…

Fair isle band sweater

After crocheting the Summer cardigan by Anna Wilkinson, I have knitted a fair isle short sleeve sweater by the same designer.  Compare to the original colours, I have chosen dark navy and mairmaid ! The wrong side of the knitting

Cable knit pillows

We got a new sofa a few months back so I wanted to make some super soft pillows to make it ours. I used a ball of sexy crazy wool for each pillow : one in stonewach blue and one in sherpa blue. I bought the wool during a sale on the Wool and the…

Nolita Sweater

In June We are knitters had a 30% discount on all its website so I could not resist getting the Nolita sweater kit in Aquamarine. It was a very quick make and now that the weather starts to cool off in Belfast, I will be able to wear it soon !