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

Colette, Corduory, Ginger

Navy Ginger

This is the second completed item that I've made so far, ten more to go if I'm going to meet the challenge.  I wanted to make a navy corduroy skirt after seeing Tilly's red chunky corduroy grain-line.  So got to work straight away.  After making the pink ginger that I posted last week I was… Continue reading Navy Ginger

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.