Review: Thea Porter exhibition

Last Thursday evening I went to the Fashion and Textile Museum to see the Thea Porter exhibition.  I’ll confess: the exhibition – well, I needed to think about it a little bit.  I’ve never quite understood boho chic *cowers slightly at the thought of glowering readers* – not that the designs and prints aren’t beautiful,…

On the blog: The finished Sunshine Coat, complete with lining!

So…drum roll please, here is the finished Sunshine Coat in all its glory!               Delivery took place on Sunday, and as you can see, my friend’s happiness matches the cheery combination of yellow and soft lavender!  It fits beautifully too – although I should remind you/note that the size…

Asymmetric Lace Sweater – Knitting Magazine, June 2014

A quick one from me to share my latest design for Knitting Magazine – this vintage-inspired lace sweater! I love working with lace, but upon getting the chance to add interesting details or structural elements I couldn’t help but chop off one side of the jumper ;-).  Many off-the-shoulder sweaters are based on a boat…

Dressmaking!

This will be the last post about non-knitting/crochet matters for a while – it has just dawned upon me that I’ve said little about either of those things despite their being my primary occupation!  Over the past few weeks I have been creating lots of swatches for upcoming designs and I will share these with…