Well when I think that at the start of 2013 I could not sew (I did own two sewing machines though - another story) I feel very proud of how far I came and also of every item I made. That's not to say they were all good but each one reminds of the time… Continue reading Review of 2013 The wearable scrapbook
I would not have been able to complete this challenge without using a Tilly pattern. Back in January I decided that I would like to do some sewing. I Googled simple sewing projects for beginners and found a link to Tilly's site. It was so easy to read I think I read the whole thing.… Continue reading The fabulous and wonderful Mathilde Alma
Well lots to report on this week.I ordered some lovely fabrics (more on this later) and started my first project, Sewaholic's Alma blouse. Looking at other blogs I was under the impression that this would take me (a complete beginner) a weekend.Cautiously I began on Friday. Starting with trying to work out my measurements and using… Continue reading My week in Sewing. Wow what a busy week.
Inspired by some lovely makes on Tilly's blog, I have decided to have a go. I begrudge walking around stores trying on ill fitting clothes and feel that the time has come to make my own clothes. I had tinkered with this idea two years ago but could not find fabrics or patterns that inspired… Continue reading New year New blog