Sew It All Volume 10 is out and it’s got a bunch of fun and easy patterns in it – including three of mine! Even if you thrive on masochistic, overly complicated sewing projects (ahem), sometimes it’s fun to sit down and whip out a project in a couple of hours and every project in this magazine would fit that bill.
All for Knot Skirt features a gigantic Chinese-inspired frog closure on a simple wrap skirt. Of course you could make the skirt without the elaborate frog or use the large frog on a different skirt. I used a gigantic wool I-cord that I salvaged from an old RTW sweater but I kinda want to make the skirt again in some fancy fabric with a satin frog. It’s too subtle as is for my taste :)
The Keyhole Tee is a simple t-shirt that get’s its bang from contrast bands on the sleeve, neck, and hem and a big keyhole cut-out in the back. Though you need the magazine for the instructions, the pattern is available to download for free and I’m sure that those of you with a bit of t-shirt sewing experience under your belt can figure out how to take advantage of the pattern without instructions ;)
Terrycloth Twist is a hair wrap that I use almost every time I wash my hair to keep my wet hair up off my neck. I really hate wet hair on the back of my neck and this helps to keep my wet hair under control between my shower and bed time. It also works to hold curlers in place, for those of you who rock vintage curled hairstyles!