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1. A BIT OF SEWING (03:21)
Quick, phone picture of my Pavot Coat
(with my Damson Shawlette out of Malabrigo Sock in Abril)
- Pavot jacket by Deer and Doe.
My tutorial on how to make and sew a lining to a jacket/coat
I mention Claire Shaeffer's Couture Sewing Techniques, and Tany's blog.
- Matching gifties for my daughter and the Playful Tot (to be shared next time).
1.b Upcoming projects:
- Another Moneta dress, also by Colette
- I also mention the Cosmopolitan Dress by Hot Patterns. I made mine back in 2010 (not 2009, as I say on the podcast).
- Dahlia dress, by Colette Patterns
2. A BIT OF KNITTING (24:26)
Lavanda WIP - not the most up-to-date as it is now at knee length but I liked the light in this picture.
I realized while writing up the shownotes that I had actually already finished this at the time of the previous podcast! I decided to keep the segment in nonetheless in order to mention the Knitvent collection.
2.b In Progress
- Lavanda jacket by Elena Nodel, for my daughter. I am making the long, hooded version. Forgot to mention the yarn - it is Basic Sport by Katia.
2.c Future Projects
I plan to participate in the Selfish Single Skein Along organised by A Playful Day.
Planning to knit a small Daybreak out of my handspun and Malabrigo Worsted in Parisian Night.
3. A BIT OF SPINNING (40:00)
4. A QUESTION ANSWERED (41:47)
My humble two cents on a few things to consider when purchasing a sewing machine.
I mention the établissement Lefebvre, avenue de la République in Paris, where I bought my Brother sewing machine, serger and coverstitch. I just realised online that the Lefebvre family has since retired and the store was taken over by a new team, so I cannot vouch for their service. Besides the Brother brand they now stock Elna and Babylock, which are both excellent brands http://www.coudre-paris.fr/magasin/magasin_de_paris
I also mention http://stecker.be/
5. HAPPY THOUGHT INDEED (57:34)
Colette Patterns are launching an online magazine, Seamwork.
I was finally able to visit L'Oisivethé during a trip to Paris.
6. INSPIRATION (1:05:12)
I give a shoutout to the very wonderful Yarniacs.
Credits: Music: Piano Sonata in E-flat Major, mvt. 3 by Joseph Haydn, played by Mario Ajero.