I’m thrilled to introduce the next pattern from Sewaholic Patterns: the Crescent Skirt! It’s a fantastic gathered skirt, that’s both flattering to wear and easy to sew! Here’s the envelope front: And here’s the finished skirt! This is View B, the fully gathered skirt in the shorter length, with optional trim added along the yoke […]
Archive | March, 2011
Happy Friday, everyone! Aren’t you glad it’s the weekend? Today I’m announcing the winner of the 300 Follower Giveaway. Stop in and see if it’s you!
I finished the cape! Here are some photos of the finished Tartan Plaid Cape, made from a vintage pattern from 1964, Simplicity 5669. It’s cosy, warm, and feels fun to wear – like the best mix of comfortable and dramatic. What do you think? I had a hard time styling this cape, mostly because I […]
Using the Tartan Plaid Cape as an example, let me show you how to sew on a button! It’s the ‘joke’ task, when people talk about not knowing how to sew, they say they can’t even sew on a button. It’s amazing that people will throw out perfectly good suits, coats, and trousers, all because […]
If you’ve been reading sewing blogs lately, you may know that the fearless and talented Zoe of ‘So, Zo’ is leading another Me-Made challenge! Starting in the month of March, participants pledge to wear ONLY handmade items, at least ONE handmade item, or a combination of handmade, thrifted and refashioned items. At last check, over […]