15 May, 2010
skippyjo commented on the project Stripe Wool Kasia Skirt
Thanks! Um, kinda, I definitely ended up taking it in at the sides a little!
26 April, 2010
skippyjo commented on the project kelly green obi skirt
That’s gooooorgeous…. On my list! And thanks for the instructions to convert to a skirt – did you need to put a zipper in to fasten it?
25 April, 2010
skippyjo commented on the project Stripey Wrap Cardigan
Thanks! Yup, I basically just traced round the back and arm pieces of a top that fitted well, then for the front pieces you just extend the neckline out as far as you want to make the drapey bits. …
skippyjo added the project Stripey Wrap Cardigan
Something I’ve been wanting to buy for ages, but have resisted because I knew it would be simple enough to make…. Lucky for me I happened to have JUST enough of this stripey knit to make it fit -…
skippyjo added the project Two-tone dress
A stash-buster/refashion for summer :)
The red print was from a hand-me-down top that was too big for me, so I chopped the straps/bodice off to turn it into the skirt piece. Then I made a croppe…
13 April, 2010
skippyjo commented on the project Hannah Skirt :: Mustard
skippyjo commented on the project Black, White, and Green all over
That’s so pretty!
skippyjo added the project Stripe Wool Kasia Skirt
My first attempt at a Kasia – and first real attempt at a proper pattern. For a bit of a novice, it took a fair amount of headbanging to work out the gazillion waistband pieces but I’m so pleased w…
skippyjo commented on the project Tie Collar Blouse
About 1/2 an hour to draft (with a toddler trying to climb on my paper!) and it fits much better than any pattern I’ve tried. No adjustments at all apart from choosing how much to gather the cap sl…