Karen Jackson

Cracking on with my first sew in knit fabric!







29 September, 2014

  • 01:23 PM

    Karen Jackson added the project called Hop and Swing Pants in Denim

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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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