Frivolous at Last - Maven Patterns Somerset Boatneck Top

Maven Patterns Somerset Top: the perfect boatneck for a Literary Sewing Circle

Ahoy! Time for another hare-brained (read: Covid-brained, and therefore scattered and unfocused) blog post from yours truly! I’m here to show off a few Somerset Tops by Maven Patterns. I love a good boatneck — I think it’s such a flattering neckline. And speaking of boats, this happens to be my ‘garment inspired by the book’ for the latest round of the Literary Sewing Circle. … Continue reading Maven Patterns Somerset Top: the perfect boatneck for a Literary Sewing Circle

Frivolous at Last - Jalie Rachel Top

Literary Sewing Circle Project: Jalie Rachel Top

I always enjoy reading (and sewing) along with Melanie’s Literary Sewing Circle. The latest book that Melanie chose for us to read was A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki, a novel set in both Japan as well as a remote area of British Columbia, Canada. Nao is our young female protagonist in Japan, who is struggling with severe bullying at school, a … Continue reading Literary Sewing Circle Project: Jalie Rachel Top

Frivolous at Last - Papercut Pinnacles Sweater

Pinnacles Sweater in French Thierry

Do you follow the Literary Sewing Circle? Bless Melanie’s fiction-loving heart, she’s organized the fourth instalment of this sewing and reading event. Since its inception, participants in the Literary Sewing Circle have read, and maybe sewn something inspired by, Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury, Dance, Gladys, Dance by Cassie Stocks, The New Moon’s Arms by Nalo Hopkinson, and now The Painted Girls … Continue reading Pinnacles Sweater in French Thierry