Make do and mend with Oh Sew Kitty
We’ve all done it, bought an item in error and then held on to it for no particular reason. In this case, a beautifully hand-knitted Aran waistcoat. Technically superb and a great tribute to the unknown artisan continuing the Aran tradition. I just couldn’t part with it and I most certainly could not do my usual scissor tricks! It is now a very comfortable cushion (if you use the non-button side!) having sewn up all the edges. The cushion insert fits nicely through buttoned section. Yes, it’s a bit wonky as I could not bear to straighten up the edges to form a rectangle, however it does mean that at a later date the cushion can return to being a waistcoat again by unpicking the stitches. Result!
A crafty blog
Traditional & Modern Knits
Knit & Crochet Blog, Patterns & Handmade Items
A Travel Blog
Stuff and things.
pushing sound studies into the red since 2009
196 countries, countless stories...
writer in Australia
The #1 budget recipe website, mostly from tins!
Creative Lifestyle Blog | London, UK