15 November 2006

Seemly seams

Finally the Jet Jumper Extensions are done! As time consuming and messy as a house extension - really!



Here's what you get when you are bloody impatient aren't careful with your seams! The lumpy seam at the top, where I skipped up 2 stitches at a time, and my 'ladders' across the seam went sort of diagonally, are from when I first put the jumper together, some months back.

And what you get when you read your nice new Finishing Techniques book, work on a table, and sew really slowly and carefully, only stepping up by 1 stitch at a time, and with 'ladders' that are horizontal, is this amazingly invisible seam (which stitches the 'extension' part of the jumper together).

Now I feel like I should undo the side seams on hubby's Jet Jumper and resew them - but he assures me he doesn't mind. It fits REALLY WELL now, too, with an extra 15 cm length - and he wore it all day, staying cozy on this unseasonably cold day.

3 comments:

  1. Ah the seamy side of blog life (sorry). New template really freaked me out - thought my links were skewiff. Glad hubby's jumper is all better now.

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  2. Sorry about the sudden decorating change, should have warned you! I've just moved over to Blogger beta, and have been fiddling around with my settings - and lost my pencentage bar code :( In the midst of fixing it now...

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  3. see now that's the kind of hard work I admire. Fixing seams! I'd go nuts. But it's so worth it. And what timing! God it was cold today.

    Thanks for the tip on changing the blog. I was gearing up to do it but might wait til I'm less inclined to rush!

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