Friday, July 28, 2006


Ha, very happy that I can talk about my sewing that I am hunger for a long time. But don't be so exciting, it is just a start and no FO is come.

Seeing most bloggers can do some sewing, this motivate me a lot, especially Siow Chin. Unfortunately, my sewing machine is out of order for at least 3-4 years that it has been fixed once by a technician near my home. The fee is very costly at about HKD300.00 (USD38.5). After used it for a few times, it breaks down again, so my family gives up and just put it aside. I am very angry that sewing machine's co had wholly moved out from Hong Kong after I bought it within a year. Whenever there is any wrong with it, I need to find the technician by myself, sometimes it is very hard to find a skillful one.

Now, it is lucky that my parent can find one at the Queen's Road West (search from the HK Yellow Page) which is quite near my home. Congratulate me, it is fixed. I think the happiest one is my mother, she is now very busy in buying some fabric and sewing machine. Up to now, she has sewn some pajamas for her and my father. She is keeping on working hard on some other stuff.

How about me, you see :

these are the japan fabric that I have bought from Japan for at least 3 years ago. Wait unit now, I can make a bag. I cut all the flower patterns out from the fabric and join them. One piece is the front and the other is the back. I need to buy one fabric for the 4 edges, the handle and the lining. Still struggling what colour is matched. Hope can complete it very soon and post it.

For the thin pink colourway cotton yarn that I have mentioned in my last post, I now have an idea what to knit and will show you later. But my heart is flied to the sewing.

Friday, July 21, 2006

Waiting and Pending

1. My friend's blue cardigan has already flown to Vancouver. Waiting for her digital photo that very eager to know whether the cardi fit her or not. Is it too long or too short, too width or too tight, so many question ???

2. Ordered the IK magazine. The IK said that it is sent out on Jun 22, 2006 and has to wait about 6-8 weeks to reach Hong Kong. Really can't wait any longer.

3. Remember my pink colourway cotton yarn. I still can't figure out what pattern to be knit. Keep browsing all my knitting books and internet to give any idea of the pattern.

Waiting makes me feel annoyance.

Tuesday, July 04, 2006

Finished - Blue Cardigan

Finally, it is finished. It takes me one day to crochet the edging and flowers and sew the buttons. It looks nice and I love it. I am wondering whether I should use the pink or cream colour for the edging as suggested by the yarn shopowner. I think the cream colour is more appropriate for the adult and pink for the young girl. Therefore, I pick the cream one. But the light colour cannot resist the dirt, hope my friend won't mind and like it.

Choosing the button is another headache problem. My mother suggests to pick the simple one and don't make anything fussy. So the simple small and transparent button is picked. Once again, hope my friend like what I choose for her.

Monday, July 03, 2006

Blue Cardigan

Hey, Hey, My friend's blue cardigan is 95% finished. This is my fastest record to knit a cardigan within 10 days. I knit days and nights that my hands and fingers feel very tired. I hope this will fit her and she will like it. I will send her an email and ask her to read my blog, so she can preview her cardigan.

The next thing needs to be done on this cardigan is the edging and button. I have planned to use other colour thinner yarn to crochet the edge, may be the cream colour.

After all are finished, I will post it and she can view the full completed one.