Harris Tweed bag with the Ethel Tote pattern
This is one of the first bags I’ve made in a long time, since I started sewing. I used to make a lot of bags out of old clothes when I was learning to sew. I’d cover them in ric-rac and tassels. They were awful. This one is hopefully much better! Harris Tweed is a […]
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Eat Sleep Knit started in January 2014 as the personal craft blog of Francesca Haselden, following projects and tutorials from a range of crafts, including knitting and sewing. Francesca is a crafter, web developer and writer for Toyota Home Sewing and Oekaki World.
My review of McCalls 6659 Variation C; When I first started sewing, I received a lovely book full of pyajama patterns. I loved the look of the traditional button-up PJs complete with piping and embroidered monograms, but never thought to actually make one! Collars have always been my big hurdle. The idea of a collar […]
Review: Style Arc Kim Swing Top
A quick project to get to grips with me new overlocker (which I’ll be reviewing soon!) – I made this swingy top for my Mum on a Saturday afternoon. We rifled through my stash to find a nice pattern and this Style Arc Kim Swing Top was the winner. I hadn’t yet sewn a Style […]
The Addi Express is a hand-crank knitting machine that’s proving really popular with knitters who want to produce items quickly. The Addi Express Kingsize allows you to knit tubes large enough for hats. Whilst the Addi Express standard size is perfect for tube socks and craft projects. I have both knitting machines and I love […]