Welcome to my blog

A warm welcome to new readers and especially to those of you who come her by following me from my old blog!

Like the old blog (https://sigridsewingprojects.blogspot.com/) it’s all about sewing, sometimes a bit of knitting and very occassionally about something else that’s on my mind.

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Garment a month – January (3)

Garment a month – January (3)

The next steps in the jacket were making the welt pockets and the shoulder shield. The shoulder shield (or shoulder placket) is used to stabilise the area between shoulder and bust, where fabric is inclined to make a dip. It consists of a hair canvas part that is kept...

Garment a month – January (1)

Garment a month – January (1)

A new feature on my blog  this year is a "garment a month". Each month I will sew a garment and give a bit more details on construction. I have no specific plans on which garments will be featured. I would be interested to hear what garments or construction you would...

Bag for sewing notions – finished

Bag for sewing notions – finished

My bag for sewing notions is finished. I'm quite pleased with it and will start using it when sewing lessons are possible again.  I say quite pleased but not perfectly happy. It's a complicated pattern and all parts are designed to match so perfectly that you can't do...

A bag for sewing notions

A bag for sewing notions

Bag making is an area of sewing that I have limited experience with. I've made quite a few purses to try techniques, made a handbag or two and that's about it. I've been intrigued though by making a few things to help me get more organised.  I've watched quite a lot...

First post on this blog

First post on this blog

Welcome to my blog. Here I will share most of my sewing projects and some knitting too.   This (personal) site is a continuation of my previous blog Sigrid's sewing projects. That blog I started in April 2007 and it has been a pleasure to publish most of my sewing...