Hello, fellow sewers. Hopefully a bit of discussion post here: what do you do - dress for fashion, or dress to what suits you? A combination of both? And what do you make? Do you plan your handmade items? I was cleaning out my wardrobe earlier today and started noticing the types of clothes I … Continue reading Thoughts on colour palettes, planning, and sensible sewing
Honestly, the number of things that went wrong whilst making this dress, urgh! Originally I was going to write about them all in detail, but who wants to read about problems? Instead, have some piccies of a happy girl in an (eventually) successful creation (thanks to my handsome husband for the photos): The pattern is … Continue reading The Troublesome Dress, or Cynthia Rowley 1873
This post has been a long time coming. Like, more-than-six-months coming. But hey, life happens in between blog posts so here it finally is. None other than the every-popular, comfortable, quick and easy Moneta by Colette Patterns. I starting seeing these awesome dresses all over the blogosphere months before I bought the pattern, and knew … Continue reading Moneta, I did one!