As you may remember I had planned to make a top that looks like the top on the left using an independent pattern.I chose to use Grainline Scout for woven fabric. I used a poly cotton in navy and white floral. Navy is a favorite of mine. I wanted to make the top following the… Continue reading Grainline Scout
Hi, I know I've been quiet from blogging but thats because I've been sewing lots, fabric shopping and designing. The designing part is new to me and really part of a career shift. Well I entered a competition and the deadline is fast approaching and I was wondering if you would like to vote. The… Continue reading Wouldn’t normally ask but…
wow . It starting soon and more episodes already very excited . Also they are looking for contestants for seasons 3 . Looks like sewing is here to stay yay!!!
Well just managed to get this in before the end of January (unless you are based in Australia or nearby). My plan sounded achievable at the beginning of the year, and it is, if I hadn't got sidetracked by knitting so I have decided that rather than trying to play catch up I will just… Continue reading New Year Sewing plans – delayed by one month oops
Yes I know this sewing blog has been taken over by knitting. Normal service will be resumed soon. Well the good news is that I have completed my January plans and have made both a hat and scarf. The scarf was made with double knit wool and involved 20 stitches cast on and then knit… Continue reading Knitting update – Promise more on sewing soon
sourceNew year and new challenges. Having seen some beautiful cardigans and hats recently,especially LLadybirds and Tasia's Owls I have decided that it would be good to be able to knit, especially as I love to be warm and wear cardigans almost everyday. So having been given a knitting book by my Mum aimed at beginners… Continue reading New Year Knitting Schedule January
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
Hello Happy new year, Merry Christmas, Happy Thanksgiving and Happy Halloween. Well that's me up to date now. Sorry for disappearing on you all, but I am safe and well just took some time off. Well I think after making the Victoria Blazer, I realised how much I still needed to make to reach my… Continue reading eek!!! that was a rather long time, sorry
Whilst sewing my Victoria Blazer on Saturday night I began to wonder how other people sew? I have my sewing space in the living room so often sew whilst having the TV on in the background. Usually catching up on Downton Abbey or The Great British Bake Off. My favorite was to have it tuned… Continue reading My question to you – What do you listen to when sewing?