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"Cool" Sweaters

Usually I don’t sew much with knits.

Not that I don’t love them, but I must admit I’m much more of a “woven person”.

Still, times are changing around here: My little girl is growing and she’s been (kindly) requesting for “cool clothes”, aka, sweaters and the like. 626 more words

Sewing For Miss M

New ironing surface

OMG, I’m probably way more excited about this than I should be but I’ve been wanting to get a new ironing board surface for months now and it’s finally happened!! 107 more words


Sewing to sell...

Amazing what a buzz you get when someone buys something you’ve made!  I’ve always been terrified of anyone actually paying me money for something I’ve cut out and sewn from scratch.   147 more words


Another simple project, something like a 2.0 bye-bye bags; the super easy drawstring backpack.
To make it we will follow the same steps used fot the bags… 842 more words


Ministry of Craft: Develop Your Sewing Skills Course (Weeks 3 & 4)

Week 3

This week we started our pinny using some of the techniques we’ve learnt over the last two weeks, and learning some more.

As everywhere seems to be having a remnant sale at present I headed over to plush addict and picked up some end of the bolt plain purple and some mustard cotton with a white cross print. 954 more words


The 10k that wasn't

I had planned to run a 10k on Saturday. I paid for it over a month ago and even made sure everything was ready the night before. 398 more words


I made a "real" wrap dress - Stylearc Lea

Its no secret. I love Indie Patterns and I love supporting them. Unfortunately not all the styles work for everybody and my first foray into wrap dress sewing ( 397 more words