The Dress Like Frida Sewalong Week 4 – The floor length skirt

Week 4: The skirt Frida wore alot of skirts, and they are one of the defining features of her look. Undoubtedly the choice of a long, floor length skirt was in part due to Frida’s desire to cover her legs … Continued

Elizabeth Zimmermann Seamless Raglan Knit-along #5

Welcome back! We are engaged, internationally, in the creation of unique but matching jerseys! I hope to have only one more set of instructions and discussion post after this one, which deals with how to make the faux raglan seams … Continued

Elizabeth Zimmermann Seamless Raglan Knit-along #2

Before I got started I wanted to make some slippers for friends. What is nice about knitting for others is that you get to use colours that are not your own ideal shades. Orange, or pea green for example. Both … Continued

Andrew Wyeth, his New Zealand sweater and my efforts

This story starts with Andrew Wyeth one of the most famous American artists who died a few years ago. His most well known 1948 painting – Christina’s world – depicts his disabled neighbour crawling towards a house. It’s an extremely well … Continued