Karen Jackson

Cracking on with my first sew in knit fabric!







21 December, 2014

25 November, 2014

  • 03:06 PM

    Karen Jackson added the project called By Hand London Pattern Hackathon Floralex

    My entry for By Hand London’s Pattern Hackathon was this combo of an Elisalex bodice teamed with a Flora skirt.
    I also added a scalloped neckline using a tutorial from Tilly and the Button’s book…

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  • 03:00 PM

    Karen Jackson added the project called Delphine Skirt in Vintage Wool

    A lovely pattern from Tilly Walnes book Love at First Stitch. I have lined it using a tutorial from her blog, but not photographed it.
    The fabric came from my mother in law. Her mother purchased …

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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