Finished this weekend my second Marsa Alam by Isabell Kraemer. I’m addicted with everything stripy and this little cardigan is perfect. Love everything about. It’s knit from the top down, more on the fitted side, narrow stripes, rounded neck and especially the technique for the set-in sleeves is my favourite one so far. Continue reading “Marsa Alam – Simultanous set-in-sleeve construction”
I want to start a little series of postings about different weaving techniques. In the first place about different looms – or even about weaving without a loom at all. I discovered recently a book: Weaving within the reach, that really fascinates me. It shows so many possibilities to make beautiful weavings without or with simple handmade looms, I have to experiment and explore some of these patterns. And naturally share my trials and errors here! Continue reading “Weaving – with or without a loom”
Yes this exists! A wearable knitted skirt! That does’t cling to your bottom or your legs disgracefully and puckers every time you sit down! I’m serious, I’m knitted one I’m absolutely happy with, me who wears normally only trousers, nothing to do. That means something! Continue reading “A wearable knitted skirt!”
Do you know latch hooking? I’m bet, if you’re not German, you don’t!? So what is it?
“Latch hooking is a technique to create a fabric by pulling loops of yarn or fabric through a stiff woven base by using a hinged hook to form a knotted pile from short, pre-cut pieces of yarn.”
I’m normally not to much in garment sewing anymore. I don’t follow the dream of an “entirely handmade wardrobe”, I’m simple not interested enough in mode or garments to spend my time making them. My passion is more about decoration an interior design. Nevertheless, from time to time, I see a garment pattern I fall immediately in love with. This happens one month ago for the Schieke Wiebke Blazer I saw on Instagram. Continue reading “Schieke Wiebke Blazer”