To me, sewing for women is so much more fun. We wear dresses! We wear prints and bright colours and a variety of shapes and silhouettes. We become completely different women with the change of an outfit! Then, there’s men. They wear pants and shirts. And jackets, if it’s cold. Generally (and feel free to […]
Archive | March, 2010
Disaster struck last night while I was working on my floral skirt! While happily ironing the hem and watching Sex and the City, I left the iron face-down for too long and the fabric shredded in my hands. Look – it’s so upsetting! I melted a 6-8 inch section of my hem, and it pulled […]
Here are a few pics of me in the border print skirt I made last week! I wanted to share how it looks on a real person, instead of on the dress form. It’s super comfortable, and I love that I have secret inseam pockets to stash stuff. Wearing full skirts makes me instantly feel […]
Haven’t had much time to sew this week, sadly! Between work and running around, my floral projects have been on hold until I get a free evening. So I’ve been daydreaming about the Statement Coat, one of the items on my Top 10 Sewing Projects for 2010 list. And even though it’s spring – and therefore summer-sandals-and-lightweight-coat season is […]
Whenever I make a pattern twice, the second attempt always goes so much faster! Especially if it hasn’t been too long since the first try.
I’m so ready for summer, or at least for spring! This rayon printed fabric totally puts me in a spring mood, with its splashy coral and hot-pink floral design.
Isn’t this vintage dress pattern fantastically cute? I especially love the border print dress – you know I have a soft spot for border prints!
I squeezed in a visit to a fabric store while I was on vacation in Hawaii. We checked with the front desk, and sure enough, one of the places on my Google map was within walking distance. After walking for an hour in 30-degree heat, we arrived at Fabric Mart, which did not disappoint. You […]