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Karen Jackson

Cracking on with my first sew in knit fabric!

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29 September, 2014

  • 01:23 PM

    Karen Jackson added the project called Hop and Swing Pants in Denim
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    My second pair of trousers made from this pattern by Eliza m.
    Slightly bigger on the waist due to the denim being stretch, but good for a fat day !
    I moved the zip from the back to the side, chan…

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4 August, 2014



2 August, 2014

  • 11:18 AM

    Karen Jackson added the project called Double Layer Skirt
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    I made this skirt from scraps of fabric left over from other projects.
    Quite happy how it turned out.
    I used some strips of elastic at the front to give it a bit of extra poof!

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30 July, 2014



27 July, 2014

  • 07:25 PM

    Karen Jackson added the project called By Hand London Anna Dress
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    Maxi dress from By Hand London.
    Great for beginners, the front bodice has pleats under the bust that are very flattering, slash neck and a long skirt made from 7 panels.
    I finished everything wit…

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13 July, 2014



12 July, 2014

  • 08:47 PM

    Karen Jackson added the project called BY Hand London Flora in Chicken Feet Fabric
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    My first attempt at a By Hand London pattern and I am blown away with the results!
    I love this dress so much, it is quite honestly, the best thing I’ve ever sewn.
    I am a perfect uk size 12/ us 8….

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  • 08:38 PM

    Karen Jackson added the project called Liberty print Coco
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    I love this pattern so much. In a couple of hours, I have a dress, (leisurely sew, with snack and drink break)
    Found this gorgeous Liberty Jersey online in a sale.
    I left the sleeves off, stay s…

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4 July, 2014



2 July, 2014

  • 07:03 PM

    Karen Jackson added the project called Summer time Shift or Simplicity 1609
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    A line shift made from a stiff-ish cotton drill, collar made from a recycled bed sheet and facing from a previous project.
    Sewed up nicely, the front dart is one of the strangest I’ve seen, yet s…

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18 June, 2014



17 June, 2014

  • 05:15 PM

    Karen Jackson added the project called Red Cherries Emery Dress
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    LOVE this pattern by Christine Haynes. It sews like a dream. The sewalong on her blog is brilliant. She even goes through FBA and SBA in an easy to understand way.
    This version is made from red qu…

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  • 05:03 PM

    Karen Jackson added the project called Girlie Peasant Top
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    A super girlie peasant top with shirring aroud the neck, chest and arms. Which isn’t hard to do!
    Finished with a gathered ruffle at the bottom
    Yep, it is that Ikea fabric!!!

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