Well its been a while. Not really sure why I haven’t posted anything recently other than I have been busy sewing. I’ve posted a few pictures of my makes here but I have sewn a lot of toiles and cut a lot of patterns and downloaded a lot of PDFs. I made a FarFar … Continue reading Sewing March and April
Sometimes a plan comes together!
Rain and poor sewing skills unite
Okay so the main event is over but unfortunately so is my beloved MacBook Pro. It gave up the ghost suddenly and totally in the week before Christmas, taking with it all my Patterns and photos and 4 years of everything a laptop does in a modern life. Did I back it up I hear you … Continue reading Happy New Year!p
Well I started to make the Colette Moneta in a purple ponte roma as I have been keen to make this for ages - well yuk and double yuk is all I can say - its a nice pattern and nothing wrong with the instructions but I really dislike the shape on me and … Continue reading Festivities on hold whilst sewing continues
Ok so here we are again. The Bettine has been dismantled but there is no wonder garment created from it..... basically it is now a bodice (fraying mess) and a skirt (a piece of fabric awaiting amendment) which can not be worn and gives me some guilt when I see it in … Continue reading Birthday makes and Black Friday patterns
More sewing failures and coping post stroke
Thought I would use up some techno fleece I had in the stash. Have been fed up with husband slopping around in a too small nearly falling to bits grey top and thought he might appreciate a new one. I don’t think he is delighted but I prefer it to his RTW one. This one … Continue reading New top for Hubby
Thought I would share my creations on messenger with a friend who now lives the other end of the country - she showed some interest in my hobby and to be honest my IBFs I thought ‘why not?’ I shared a picture of a top I was making ( I had told her I was … Continue reading Pin Tucks??
Well I thought I would tackle a nice easy top, so as Vogue had a sale on their patterns I bought V8816 - a peplum top marked easy - decided to do view b which is a sleeved version and only has 5 pattern pieces, zip and neck bias binding. I was going to use some … Continue reading Fit issues always seem to get the better of me.