Patterns from the past – a healthy dose of nostalgia.

When I recently blogged about  my sewing history, I mentioned a pattern collection I had, dating back to when I started dressmaking 50ish years ago, which was unfortunately discarded due to the decluttering process usually resulting from moving house. How I now wish I hadn't decluttered to that extent. When we had to move yet … Continue reading Patterns from the past – a healthy dose of nostalgia.

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Back to the machine

I have made my first garment in the new sewing space. (It's not a sewing room - it's a guest/laundry/storage/sewing room.) It's quite a nice sewing space when there isn't a clothes horse in the way, and I started easy with a Plantain Tee. I have been wanting to make this for a while, with … Continue reading Back to the machine