Borrowing From Vintage (again)

Borrowing From Vintage (again)

Close up of the finished scarf with it's silk Shibori lining I have always been drawn to the below shawl in my book Vogue Knitting's Vintage Collection. The pattern combines knitting and sewing, which probably explains the attraction. Halfway into the “Purple Scarf”, I decided it was a good candidate for the lined option. There [...]

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My Seamstress Heritage

My Seamstress Heritage

My Mother was a knowledgeable, technique driven sewing  teacher when it came to her oldest daughter.  She held every project up to the highest expectations. Many a seam would be ripped out if it didn’t meet approval. I was that daughter.  She always wanted my garments to be the best I could sew and always [...]