rachagainstthesewingmachine

a blog about my adventures in dressmaking, crochet, knitting and anything else i try to make.

Tag astoria jumper

interchangeable separates

hey everyone,   man what a busy few weeks it’s been since i posted last.  i’ve been sewing quite a bit but really haven’t had much spare time to get around to taking pictures.   i had to make some time to do pictures this morning though as i’ve done a pattern review for a magazine – exciting!  i can’t show you what i made yet, but the post will

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a kind of astoria jumper

hello fellow sewing pals.   i’ve had little time or energy to sew over the christmas period (you know when you just don’t feel quite right? bleurgh) however i had this cut out a few days before the big day, and sewed it up just after said festive day.  i love cutting on different days to sewing, it makes everything feel so much faster!   i bought this tres cosy knit

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hollyburn skirt plus bonus astoria jumper

Hey everyone! Today I’m showing off two new things, woooooo.   One is new as in freshly finished, and the other is just new to the blog. so the first thing is this sewaholic hollyburn skirt! I’ve fancied making it for a while now.  Every version I see is always flattering and super cute, so I wanted a bit of that action. I really enjoyed making this skirt!  I really took my time and added

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