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A Trio of Laurel's

I’ve not done any garment sewing since before the summer holidays, so I was itching to get on with something for the autumn and to use up some of the… 345 more words


Getting into menswear with the Negroni

Sewing projects get bumped to the front of the sewing to-do list for a variety of reasons. I’m still working on a swimsuit for Betsy but the alterations, which always require a non-tired Leila, made for an embarrassing delay. 457 more words

Completed Project

Colette Negroni

I made a men’s shirt (in, like, February), Colette Negroni Pattern. In any case, it’s probably about the most challenging thing that I have ever made.   146 more words


Simplicity 1615

In preparation for summer I need some light loose tops for hot sunny days. I never would have seen the potential in this pattern if it weren’t for… 488 more words


Moneta II: (Re)covering a botched hem

I had all kinds of trouble attaching clear elastic to the waistline of my first Moneta. I got some great tips in response to my plea for assistance on tackling clear elastic and recently decided that enough time had elapsed for me to give it another go. 413 more words


Hem, Hem...

I haven’t got a cough, I really want to talk about hems.  Or at least let somebody else talk about them .

Colette Patterns Hawthorn Dress… 176 more words

Arts And Crafts

Welcome Fall! Let's get witchy.

I know that Fall technically started a few weeks ago, but I finally feel like it’s here and real. I’m so excited because it’s my favorite time of year. 1,432 more words