Well it’s official, we’ve hit the halfway mark of the year… well we did a few days ago. So I thought it might be an idea to see if I’m on track with my make 9! I’ve never done this challenge before, and I’m very aware that my sewing tends to be ‘whatever I’m in… Continue reading How many nines did you make?
I seem to have an issue with Sew House Seven patterns… they put up a picture of a new release and I’m obsessed with making it immediately… and I must say, to the detriment of the rest of my sewing que! This happened with the Toaster sweaters, and it has struck again with Tabor!! I… Continue reading Tabor… with stars on it!
Yes, everything you’ve heard is true…. I am now obsessed with getting the perfect pair of culottes! I have visions of culottes that will take me from work to evening with grace and glamour in a seamless swoop! Ok that’s maybe asking a bit much, I have very little grace and my glamour rating doesn’t… Continue reading A continued obsession with culottes
I have a question for you…. Why can’t I ever stop at one? I mean, the answer’s pretty obvious if it concerns an awesome sewing pattern. And I seem to be making a habit out of wanting a second or third or even more… straight away… if not sooner. This happened with the Melilot shirt… Continue reading The return of the Fringe dress
I haven’t bothered blogging about me Made May each week. I honestly don’t think I’ve engaged with it in quite the same way that I have in previous years. But I did quite enjoy being a little bit more thoughtful about what I was wearing each day. And maybe I’ve noticed that I’m developing quite… Continue reading Me Made May roundup
I have jumped onto the Ogden Cami bandwagon… and it feels like an exciting bandwagon to be on! The Ogden is of course the wonderful little Cami with spaghetti straps from True Bias. I think it’s been the simple flattering shape, and the professional finish that’s made it so popular… oh and the fact you… Continue reading An Ogden story
I think I’ve caught the shirtmaking bug! After finishing my first one I can’t seem to get enough of them. This one though, feels special. This is one of those perfect pattern and fabric combinations, blended with brilliant fitting it makes me happy when I’m wearing it… therefore the shirt of happiness. The pattern is…… Continue reading The shirt of happiness