So I am super happy to be able to let you know that I have completed my first sewing project of 2017 and also the first of my #makenine2017.
When I first started sewing I was super excited. I would spend all my time on reading blogs, researching patterns and of course sewing. Sewing was everything. I was making lots. Then as other commitments crept in, they scuppered some of my sewing plans. Whilst I tried to keep up with my self imposed schedule,… Continue reading Slow Sewing
At the beginning of this year I knew the time was right to get back to sewing. I started to see Instagram images popping up all over the place, showing what people planned to sew in 2017. All the post were tagged #makenine2017 so I thought I would investigate. My investigation led me to one… Continue reading #makenine2017
This is the first post since I moved from my blogger blog and I'm really excited about my new home.
Ok well today has been so much fun because today I dusted off my sewing machine and made something. I have been away for far too long but hope to get back into the swing of it with regular sewing projects and a whole new wardrobe of fantastically fitted clothes.I have made a plan of… Continue reading First make in a while …
Well I disappeared but will be back soon with some more makes. Thanks for your patience - now just a quick spring clean and clear out some cobwebs and then lots of fresh content coming your way
In my last post I mentioned I had made a sorbetto. Well this is it and I love it. I love it so much that I wore it to the NYLon 2014What do I love about this.I love that there is a fabric store just down the road from me that I can but cotton… Continue reading Colette Sorbetto number 2 AKA (Happy Sewing Sorbetto)
So the next make I made was this - well actually it wasn't I made a Colette Sorbetto before this one. The only problem was it didn't fit at all. Will discuss the successful one next week.I made it using navy polka dot material (which was left over from my ByHand London Victoria) and it… Continue reading part 2 The sleeveless woven top
If I'm to have a wonderfully wearable handmade wardrobe I needed to start sewing again. I set about thinking how to do this and came up with an idea. Since I started sewing I have only bought two tops so I tend to wear the same things all the time. Taking on board ideas from… Continue reading The wonderful, wearable handmade wardrobe. Part one
So where have I been hiding?This is my first post in almost two months and I'm really sorry that I've been away, but I have been sewing. I went on a quest to get a better fit. I was looking back at all my makes since I started sewing and found that they all had… Continue reading Hello again