Finished things

A new pair of drawstring trousers

Finished things 9 July 2017
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A few years ago, I made a pair of yoga trousers using a pattern from SEW Everything Workshop. I’ve worn them a lot and they’ve started to get rather faded. The final straw came a few weeks ago when I tore a hole in one of the legs while climbing over a fence. I sewed [...]

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‘Leaf T-shirt’ knitted short-sleeve top

Finished things 26 September 2016
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Just in case anyone’s been wondering what happened with the Leaf top I was knitting (and I sincerely hope that the uncertainty has not been the cause of five years of sleepless nights)… I did finish it in the end. Do I actually wear it? Occasionally. Anyway for completeness, here it is from the front… [...]

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Drawstring cargo skirt

Finished things 31 July 2011
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This is a casual skirt that I made from olive-green chino fabric as an alternative to wearing shorts in the summer. The measurements for the skirt are based on some drawstring trousers from SEW Everything Workshop and a concealed zip A-line skirt that I made. I wanted to make the skirt quickly so just used a [...]

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Fishtail lace and cables scarf

Finished things 25 April 2011
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I found this pattern written in a notebook – it’s for a scarf that I made ages ago. Seeing as it was about the only thing that I wrote in the notebook, I thought that I’d put it here instead. The pattern for the scarf was  inspired by old guernseys from the north-east of England, [...]

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Fitted a-line dress – finished at long last

Finished things 16 April 2011
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Oops, I just realised that I never got round to publishing this post – just a few bits and pieces to finish off the A-line dress stuff. I can’t quite believe that it took me three months to make the dress. OK, so I wasn’t exactly sewing continuously for all that time, but even so… [...]

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