Drop Pocket Oopsie

Thanks for the love on my Wren!  Can’t wait to make more.  I mentioned that I had a bit of an oops with Wren’s accompaniment, which is Jalie 3248 (AKA Drop Pocket Cardigan)

Jalie 3248

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Mr. Baby Does Spring: Grandpa Cardigan

Last but not least, we have come to the final piece of Mr. Baby’s illustrious wardrobe:  Brindille & Twig’s 072: Grandpa Cardigan!*

Brindille & Twig Grandpa Cardigan
O, sweet little light of my life

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Julia the Second!

I made another Mouse House Julia cardigan!

Mouse House Julia #2

She’s a little snugger than my last Julia (see more on what I think about the pattern here.  Won’t go into it again and be a bore), but she still works.  With this slightly less stretchy fabric, I really could’ve gone with a large instead of a medium.

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The Julia Cardi

Hate is a strong word, but I’m going to use it rapaciously here and reiterate:  I hate printing and taping together PDF patterns.  I hate it more than I hate tracing patterns, adjusting the fit of patterns, or cutting my fabric.  I hate figuring out how to store them, and I hate how bulky they are in general.  Dealing with PDF patterns is the lowliest of low tasks in my sewing world.

But every once in a while I see something I just want to make that only comes as a PDF, drudgery be damned.  DAMNED, I say!

And that’s where Julia came in.

Julie Cardigan

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MW’14: The Crappy Cardi

So, I got my fourth piece of my Mini Wardrobe done… McCall's 6708 McCall’s 6708, AKA the crappy cardigan!

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