My First Poncho

I always thought the Alabama Chanin poncho looked a bit impractical. The first time I seriously considered wanting one was when I was at the weekend workshop three years ago and one of our fellow stitchers, Jackie, was wearing her poncho as an asymmetrical skirt. Now here was an interesting idea.  In fact, my sister … Continue reading My First Poncho

Pleated Ruffles

The other day I was listening to a podcast from an amazing maker with a studio in my building, LiveFreeCreativeCo, and Miranda mentioned a theme that resonated with me, growth often means being uncomfortable. I have been wanting to try pleated ruffles on an Alabama Chanin inspired garment for a while now but was daunted … Continue reading Pleated Ruffles