Category Archives: What We’re Making

What We’re Making! Tiny Pocket Tank by Grainline Studio

Kristen made up a cute spring Tiny Pocket Tank from Grainline Studio using Leslie Shewring Palos Verdes Wayfarer Organic Voile. Kristen found the pattern to be true to size. Two inches were added to the length. She chose to use a serger to stitch up the sides. Rather than turn under the edges on the…

What We’re Making! Sleeveless Top by Kwik Sew using Liberty of London

Spring inspiration is here. Jacqui made another Liberty of London Top using the Kwik Sew pattern #3308. In size small and medium the pattern requires only one yard of Liberty of London Tana Lawn in Mitsi 1033-A. Th only alteration to the pattern Jacqui made was making the neck band narrower. To see Jacqui’s previous…

What We’re Making! Trifecta Top by Kitschy Coo Using Thrifted T-shirts

My new most comfortable t-shirt pattern is the downloadable Trifecta Top from Kitschy Coo. The Trifecta is great beginner pattern. The raglan sleeves make it a super fast and easy pattern. I used 2 white men’s medium t-shirts found at Goodwill for my ‘muslin knit’. At 99 cents each for the shirts it was a…

What We’re Making! Master Chef Apron by Modern Vintage Designs

Alicia made a cute spring apron for herself using the Master Chef Apron pattern from Modern Vintage Designs. The downloadable pattern is a great versatile pattern for Men and Women. Of the three sizes available Alicia made the large size but shortened the apron considerably for her petite figure. By using the large size the…

What We’re Making! Runaround Bag by Lazy Girl Designs

  I made a couple Runaround Bags from Lazy Girl Designs. The Fat Quarter friendly pattern was stitched up with fabrics from my stash. My first zippers ever, were on this bag pattern. Easy peasy! If you have never done zippers before this is the bag for you. They come out perfect every time. I…

What we’re making! Shooting Star Mini Quilt by Freshly Pieced

The Shooting Star Mini Quilt from Lee Heinrich at Freshly Pieced was started at the Portland MQG Sewdown. Lee’s class taught both paper-piecing and traditional piecing to create the mini quilt. Being new to paper piecing I was amazed at how easy it was to line up all the points. I love how precise paper…

What We’re Making! Bedtime Story Pajamas by Oliver & S

One of our new Chalkette’s Kristen made the downloadable Bedtime Story Pajamas by Oliver & S for Lewis. The kimono-style pajama top features a band collar, on-seam sleeves, and full-front crossover wrap with ties at the underarm. The pull-on pant features one-piece legs with a bound hem. Lewis chose the Shark fabric on his first…

What We’re Making! Archer Button Up Shirt by Grainline Studio

I made another Archer! Actually this is my third Archer Button Up Shirt from Grainline Studio. The Studio RK London Calling 4 cotton lawn inspired the latest version. I’m working my way up to a Liberty of London print. The Archer is almost finished. No buttons yet. I was so excited to wear such a…

What We’re Making! Perfect A-line Dress by Tie Dye Diva

Megan stitched up the Perfect A-line Dress from Tie Dye Diva. The cute downloadable pattern is super fast and easy to make. How adorable is that! Two dresses in one. Truly, the button holes are the hardest part. Take a little time to get to know your button hole attachment on your machine. They are…

What We’re Making! Accelerating Stripes by Churchmouse Yarn & Teas

Diana knit up the Accelerating Stripes Fingerless Gloves designed by our very own Chalkette Alicia, a.k.a. aliciamarin on Ravelry. Alicia handles all of our downloadable patterns here and also works for Churchmouse Yarns & Teas. She has the best of both worlds! I love this pattern. I’ve knit 2 pair so far and another pair…