Paisley. Such a classic print. So why not make a classic knit dress?Burda 7828 has a summer knit dress but a long sleeve top - switch the pieces and you get a knit dress that can be layered for Winter - fabric provided by Pitt Trading called Marrikesh.Winter Burda 7828With a set of boots, this becomes … Continue reading Sweet paisley aka Marrikesh
I love great activewear so this month I've made my version of the activewear worn in The Hunger Games for my Minerva Crafts project.Here's Katniss training for the Hunger Games. Judianna Makovsky was the designer for the first movie. Lucas Hugh designed the training gear for the second movie which is on my future list … Continue reading The Hunger Games
Minerva Crafts UK, Pitt Trading, Lolita patterns, Pattern Review and Fehr Trade have been very generous to me and I wanted to say thank you this week. There are more people I have to thank and I'll do this next week too.Day 12I'm deliriously happy with my new working wardrobe supported by Minerva Crafts UK … Continue reading MMM14 thanks
A funny thing happened to me on the way to work last week. I kept stopping along the way to work to take pics - in safe places of course. "Sir Tripod" took these photos.Day 5: Grey ponte knit dress using Butterick 5676. I love this jungle gym as do all the kids in the neighbourhood.Day … Continue reading MMMay Wk 2
Now at 307 participants, #MMMay14 is certainly underway.This week I stuck to sorting out my 'after work' clothes. This week's bag to charity has 5 pieces from my wardrobe included Day 4's top.Day 1: Kwik sew 2694 and eyelet pants similar to Simplicity 2503.Day 2: Duathlon shorts for 6am bike class. The morning is now … Continue reading #MMMay wk1
Here's my winterproofed story review. Kwik Sew jacket 3693 and Kwik Sew 3567 topAvocado hoodie After dark Avocado hoodie Simplicity 8887 70's/80's jacketThese pieces do a good job guarding me against the cold in the mornings (6 degrees C). McCalls 6404 navy tights McCalls 6404 plum tightsNow to move onto prettier things.
Winter is coming... I love Game of Thrones! So to keep my little legs warm leggings using a pattern McCalls 6404 View D aimed at non-gym activities worked wonders. Then came the top Kwik Sew 3567.ToeThe legging uses a stash of navy cotton/spandex from the Remnant Warehouse and 2 green zippers from zipper stop. After reading the reviews … Continue reading Head to toe