Thursday, March 4, 2010

sewing again




Back to sewing today, working with some denim and canvas again. I've been knitting for the past few weeks. Finally finished my vest. It's a bit homely and I love it anyway. I added the grey stripes because I didn't have enough of the blue yarn to make it one solid color.
I ordered the new Around Fog Linen book yesterday, now I just can't wait for it to get here!

12 comments:

Kate McPhee said...

Hi Jill,
I love your vest, and think the stripes make it more interesting. Is this pattern from the Classic Knits book you mentioned awhile back? I am making a sweater from that book; I will post some pics of it soon. Have fun sewing!

carta,inc. said...

How lovely is the vest and the fog linen book! I will order it too! Let me know when you need the M, gladly to send it to you anytime, If I don't see you before.

Bohemian girl said...

It suits you, it is pretty!

Jill said...

hi kate,
yes, classic knits!! which sweater are you making??? look forward to seeing photos.

thanks, angela. did you see that julie from pod is featured in the fog linen book? can't wait to get it. i will let you know when i need the M too :)

thank you, magda! our house is so cold, the vest is keeping me warm too...i may never take it off. just kidding!

Jane Flanagan said...

Love your vest. And I fall a little more in love with your home with every new glimpse you share. Can I be so bold as to request a house tour post?!

jane said...

i ordered the fog linen book + catalog, and they arrived this week.

full of gorgeousness.

Vintage Simple said...

I love your vest, too - and I have to say I think the stripes actually make it look even prettier.

And I'm with Jane - I'd LOVE a house tour!! :)

xoxo,
-maria

Jill said...

thank you jane and maria for requesting a house tour! i feel so flattered that you would ask, and i will do one for sure :) thank you for the encouragement!

jane, i'm so glad to know the fog linen book is great in person. i ordered the catalog too. i know it will perk up my winter blues.

Denise | Chez Danisse said...

Your outfit is darling, especially your vest. You finished it so quickly. It feels like we are at the beginning of a knitting > sewing transition. I don't have a machine, so I'd be hand sewing. It's been a while, but I think I'll try something. I do have a sweater to tend to first...hmmm. I spied the digest of the catalog/book and it looks inspiring. I might have to order one up too.

Liivia said...

I love your vest!

littlebyrd said...

It is NOT homely! It is adorable!! I love what you paired it with - so so cute. And the grey stripes are very cool. Good job :)

katy elliott said...

Wow great!