Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Show Notes: Episode 30

Colorwork is the theme of this week's show!

Finished (kinda) object:
Branches & Buds Pullover

Works in Progress:
A double knit hat (no pattern)
Meowf Hat

I also talk about college basketball
using a controversial book to encourage intelligent and civil discussion
and show you how to find your tax information if you have an Etsy shop and use Etsy Payments
and talk about my #makenine2018

Friday, March 9, 2018

Show Notes: Episode 29

Would you like to know how to sew a garment based on a relatively simple shirt, sweater, or dress that you already own?  The first 40 minutes of today's podcast will show you the step-by-step process of drafting a sewing pattern.  Also, cameo appearances by my cat, Tevye.

A couple new tools I used when sewing this sweatshirt out of knit fabric:

And an excellent tutorial if you want to put a neckline or sleeve binding on a sewn knit garment.  Actually, SewCanShe has lots of great sewing tutorials, if you're into that!

If you're not into sewing, just fast-forward to the 40 minute mark and you can check out a couple finished projects,

And a kinda finished object (that I will need to rip out and reknit half of:

And then I talk for a minute about a new project I'm casting on: