Year in review: 2016 Hits, Misses, and Highlights


2016 has been a prolific making year for me. All together, I sewed or knitted 100 items, including 24 garments for myself, 45 for others (mostly baby presents and bandanas for Zamboni), and 31 for the house. Every year I like to reflect back on what I’ve made, what worked, and what didn’t. Thanks to Crafting a Rainbow for the annual inspiration! You can see my previous roundups here: 2014, 2015.   Continue reading


Men’s Sewing: Thread Theory Finlayson Sweater


I’m back with another attempt to make a reasonable piece of clothing for Brandon. And, I’m getting closer!  This is the Finlayson Sweater by Thread Theory, made up in a charcoal ponte from Joann’s.

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