Actually these are the two Avid Seamstress shift dresses I made in August. Above is the line drawing for the shift dress. The two test versions I made use bold fabrics but this will give you a better idea of why I tested this pattern to achieve a decent fitted dress. Can you see how … Continue reading A couple of shifts
My sewing mojo kicked in this week although I would thank Pitt Trading for reigniting this with their recent Summer Soiree last Saturday (Pitt Trading Instagram). There was just enough fabric in this fabric remnant from Pitt Trading last year for most of this shirt except the facings. The buttons were also bought at Pitt … Continue reading Pitt Trading stash
Technology is great when it works for you. When technology impacts your life changes mean you move on and that's what I've done. Moving to wordpress basic has now happened and I'll morph more features here over the coming days. When I looked at my IG account I saw that I do more than sew … Continue reading A new chapter
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Jalie 2908 are my go-to stretch denim jeans I've again used with Minerva Crafts 8oz denim. Is it odd to say this denim smells great? It has a denim smell that made making these jeans a sensory joy. Yes I did wash this denim. It did soften so I could work with it easily. One … Continue reading Travel jeans: Minerva Crafts project
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