All posts tagged: atelier circulaire

Pattern Hack N° 1: The shirt with the gathered sleeves

It’s been some time since I last posted here and in a way a bit disappointed of myself because the shameful truth is that I’ve got carried away by the ease of the new trend of delivering information in small capsules. Yes, I’m talking about reels and Tiktok videos. Well I don’t want to do it like that anymore. I really want to delve into sewing again, I want to create graphics again and get really good and creative at making them. Don’t worry, I won’t stop making reels and IG videos. I just really want to write more. All that said, let’s get to what took us here, the shirt with the gathered sleeves. Before I start, I want to tell you the little story behind this shirt. It all started with a client who, at the end of last summer, asked me to make her a shirt exactly like the one in a photograph. What she showed me frightened me a bit. I instantly new I needed to use a technique that has …

(sort of ) How to make a knitted/crocheted Tote Bag

So I finally finished this cutie. I say finally because this little nut was tough to crack. I actually didn’t do a tutorial for you because it was me who needed some help. I’m a self-taught seamstress, knitter and crocheter. Therefore, I’m always learning new stuff too. So when I need help, I look for it. Today, instead of giving you a step by step guide, I’m going to narrate the process of making this crocheted Tote Bag. I hope you like it as much as I do. Although, like I said, it wasn’t easy to assemble this knitted/crocheted tote bag, knitting the pieces that compose it was a little walk in the park (I really love knitting) ー Finishing details were the hard tasks. But hey, let’s do this! Yarn Phil Creativ’ in noir and sable, from Phildar Here in Versallles the shops opened Saturday before May 11. When I found out I (almost) ran to the Phildar store because I had this project in mind for a few days already. I was hoping …