March has been a really slow month for me as far as Kibbe/personal sewing related things go. I did manage to finish the cardigan I started in February, New Look 6330, which was good. I feel like I at least haven’t been totally slacking as far as the whole “sewing challenge” thing goes, though my … More Sew Your Kibbe Challenge – March Round Up
It’s been another crazy busy month for me, but I’ve managed to get sick at the tail end of it, which has totally ruined my sew-jo. It’s really sad because I’d just finalized my plans for the Sew Your Kibbe Challenge when I came down with the plague. Whilst bedridden, I’ve been finding ways to … More Sew Your Kibbe Challenge – February Round Up
So a few weeks ago I posted several examples of how you could plan a capsule for the Sew Your Kibbe Challenge, using Soft Natural as an example. You may have noticed that many of these plans had quite a bit of overlap, not because Soft Natural options are limited (they aren’t), but because I’d … More Sew Your Kibbe Challenge: Final Capsule Plans
I’ve been using My Body Model to sketch out design ideas for a while now, and I’m a big fan of how helpful this simple tool can be in the sewing process. It’s easy to see how great clothes can look on a stretched, exaggerated fashion drawing or on a lithe supermodel, but it can … More My Body Model/Sew Your Kibbe Guest Post!
One of the most requested posts since I started writing the Sew Your Kibbe Series was to identify which indie pattern brands would work best for the various Kibbe types. One of the reasons I didn’t want to use indie brands as part of the main series is because they often tend to have defined … More Indie Patterns for the Kibbe Types
I figured that I would close each month with a summary of how things are going with the Sew Your Kibbe Challenge. Personally, I’ve been gone most of the month for an important skating conference and competition, so I’ve really missed out on sewing time. (It’s the reason I knew I wouldn’t be able to … More Sew Your Kibbe Challenge – January Round Up
While I was writing the main posts of my Sew Your Kibbe series, Gillian of Crafting a Rainbow did an exploratory post examining how her makes fit into the Kibbe Gamine recommendations. I thought this was a brilliant post, and wanted to do a similar self-analysis before jumping into the main planning and sewing posts … More Sew Your Kibbe: Sewing Self Analysis