Before I get started on this, I must emphasise that I do like this pattern. I really do! It's just that old chestnut I keep going on about - sizing and fit. I like all of the Sew Over It stuff I've made, and I find the patterns easy to follow etc - that is, … Continue reading The Tale of the Ultimate Culottes
I have done a lot of sewing so far this year, but quite a lot was not for myself. In fact I started making baby stuff over a year ago, when I was awaiting the arrival of my elder granddaughter. I was keen to explore all of the possibilities of sewing for littlies. First up … Continue reading All things Baby
Having finished one Nora, it didn't take me long to get the second one done. There's an irony, however, that the weather this week has not really called for cosy wear exactly. Even in the northeast the sun has shone, the days have been warm, the layers are coming off. Oh well! I did wear … Continue reading Nora mark two.
So, after all of my waffle about what I achieved - or not - in 2018, I have finally made it to my choices for 2019. My sewing journey has been influenced quite a lot by all of the information and opinion sharing towards the end of last year on sustainability and Slow Fashion. I … Continue reading Looking forward at last….. Makenine19
It's been a long time! My last post was in October! Crickey! Well, it's been a busy couple of months, what with moving, and then straight into Christmas. We are, at last, in our own house, after ten years of renting, and half of that time spent in flats (apartments) which were VERY snug. So, … Continue reading Making progress and a new beginning