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Plantain cardigans

I’ve mentioned in passing several times the cardigans I’ve made from the free Plantain top pattern. Having just finished the 10th version, I figured it was finally time to write¬†about them! 711 more words

Fabric Projects

The pattern project 

So I’ve started on a very exciting project this week, getting the ball rolling with generating our own patterns to sell at Crafty Sew&So and beyond! 567 more words


Valentina and Pattern Drafting

Lately I’ve been messing around with a wonderfully free and wonderfully open source pattern drafting program called Valentina. It’s buddied up with an application called Tape, which contains a form to enter just about any measurement of the human body you could imagine. 91 more words


Dry eyes drafting (the no tears approach to pattern drafting)

I have dabbled in pattern drafting before. I even went to night school about 10 years ago to learn all about it. I learnt a lot, then children came, as did memory loss and time to myself. 827 more words

My Clothes

Learn to Sew Skirts Workshop Review - April 2016

Saturday’s workshop was held once again at the lovely, light & spacious venue of Austerfield Study Centre, 5 nervous beginners attended to Learn to Sew Skirts. 244 more words

One for the ladies

My first set of block (sloper) patterns for ladies is now available. You can now purchase a tailored skirt block in a full range of sizes (6 to 26) in my Etsy shop, just… 94 more words