This is the third post in my “Go with the flow” capsule – collection that will use all the 8 patterns in the new book: SEW BEAUTIFUL. Make Stylish Handmade Clothing with Simple Stitch-and-wear Patterns by Kennis Wong. Catch up here 🙂 PART 1. Overview of all the […]
My name is Karina. I'm a passionate seamstress, wife, mother and midwife. I love all things sewing and sharing all the little tips and tricks I have picked up through my decades of sewing. I have a Youtube channel all about sewing called Lifting Pins and Needles.
The Mornington top & dress has a beautiful V neckline and I it’s a great opportunity for me to focus on two ways to finish V necklines for a neat finish. This is the second post in my “Go with the flow” capsule – collection that will use […]
This is the first ever “capsule collection” of sorts, that I attempt. I have a very free point of view to my sewing that means that I will sew what makes me happy and what gets me inspired in the moment. Planning squashes my creativity, and I have […]
I have made many Sew Over it patterns in the past, but hadn’t visited a pattern of theirs in over two years. When the Suraya Jacket was released, I liked the look and style and kept the idea of making it at the back of my mind. In […]
I have made many wrap styles before, both in woven and knit fabrics, but they all have in common that they were fitted bodices with either a skirt or a peplum attached. The Serenity sweater is different and a new-to-me pattern and style and I wanted to see […]
Sewing pants is an activity that I enjoy, and it’s been a month since I made my last pair. I was itching to make some more with new patterns. I’ve had the Phoebe Freebie from Pattern Union for a while in my files and wanted to try it. […]
A few months ago, Fiber Mood had a social sew along and the Norma Blouse was free on their site. I got the pattern in that opportunity. Then the pattern was priced normally at 7.50 pounds. Now in October, they have launched the #normahack challenge and have made […]
When you hear the word Henley, you probably associate it immediately with a fiddly sewing technique, usually seen on men’s knit tops. The look also translates to womenswear but, personally, I have found this feature a tad masculine in its look. Enter the Breckenridge Henley, a new pattern […]
2 Causeway Bomber Jackets (NEW Itch to Stitch). Reversible or lined….. a sheer sleeve chiffon version too!
I’ve always been a fan of bomber jackets, and it’s a style that seems to stay around forever. Making them with statement prints has always been my approach, and I have made many bombers before in my days. When a testing call was posted for the Causeway Bomber […]