Alma, April Rhodes, Blazer, Buttercup, By Hand, Colette, Corduory, Ginger, Hawthorn, made-by-rae, Review, Sewaholic, Staple Dress, Victoria

Review of 2013 The wearable scrapbook

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

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Alma, Cotton, Poplin, Sewaholic, Tilly

The fabulous and wonderful Mathilde Alma

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

2401, Alma, Colette, Corduory, Cotton, Fabric, McCall, Poplin, Sewaholic, Viscose

My week in Sewing. Wow what a busy week.

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.