Tag Archives: cotton

oh god, more squares

I got a bee in my bonnet about making furoshiki out of seasonal prints so I could match the print to the contents of the bundle. I started looking for appropriate prints and had difficulty finding anything that I particularly … Continue reading

Posted in not clothes | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Japanese old man trousers

There have been a few changes around BST since my last post: I bought a new point-and-shoot camera (this might have happened shortly before the last post) I bought a remote to use with said camera the snow melted *** … Continue reading

Posted in altering | Tagged , | Leave a comment

boot bag

Last Christmas, I gave my sister a pair of shoe bags. She mentioned that a bag that would fit a pair of boots would not go amiss. I dug out the remaining scraps of the fabric I had used for … Continue reading

Posted in not clothes, stash | Tagged , | Leave a comment

purple floral skirt

This is version 4 of my pleated skirt design. Another quilting cotton print what was I had in mind before I made the navy one, but quilting cotton wasn’t in the stash and navy linen-cotton was. See how far that … Continue reading

Posted in wearable | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

green stripey trousers

A.k.a. those effing pants. I cut these out about a year (!) ago, after which point my good scissors went AWOL, and they still haven’t turned up. I had hoped to complete them in time for a little trip last … Continue reading

Posted in wearable | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

shoe bags

I made some shoe bags for Christmas, which is a nice way to use up scraps. I like to press the casing while everything is still flat. I folded the top edge over at 1ΒΌ” and pressed, then folded the … Continue reading

Posted in not clothes | Tagged , | 1 Comment

purple trousers revisited

I hadn’t been wearing these trousers lately, as I found them uncomfortable. But I recently started thinking that they might be salvageable. The problem After I wore them a few times, I knew they were uncomfortably snug through the thigh. … Continue reading

Posted in process | Tagged , , , | 7 Comments