Bertha cardigan

In Tilly's Make It Simple book, she has a pattern for a cardigan which is called the Bertha. It's a slouchy raglan cardigan design, and it has dramatic batwing style sleeves. As soon as I saw it I thought "I need to make that!", and so that is what I did. 1. The fabric I … Continue reading Bertha cardigan

O’ wondrous overlock machine: the Rubylock

I sew on a vintage Singer treadle machine, it's a 66K and I absolutely love it. However, it was not designed to sew knits. So when sewing knits I use a stretch thread called Mettler Seraflock and it works well, provided there's not too much stretch required. After searching for a solution, I came across … Continue reading O’ wondrous overlock machine: the Rubylock