Once I make a pattern work, I'll use is a few times more. In this case I made New Look 6351 a couple more times after the initial denim jacket. This jacket worked well. This African wax print was my next jacket. I love the colours and the print is on a black background so … Continue reading A couple more
Would you believe this jacket is part of my teal wardrobe capsule as part of Minerva Crafts Network bloggers? I had really grand ideas of making a French jacket with lots of trimmings and a zipper. Uhm, I edited these ideas back for a couple of reasons. Knit fabric: Last month I learnt a lesson … Continue reading An evening teal
This top is the closest I'll ever get to quilting. I sew clothing and am keen to get the fit right and I have no eye for matching fabric for a quilt as I plainly discovered making up this top.The basics:I've used the Jalie scarf-collar 2921 body without the scarf-collar as the basis of this top because … Continue reading Bits n pieces top
Trying to be photogenicWith DH away most of last week, I had time to play with this jacket. The days started to warm up last week so I freaked out and decided to finish this jacket asap. Today it's cold again so it was great to wear the jacket, after finishing the hand stitched hems … Continue reading Jacket #3 – M4596
McCalls 5007 wasn't too hard to make up. The fabric was a Pitt Trading remnant and this is a toile, so it's kind of an orphan at this stage.I like the retro styling and the fabric has it's own interest so I've used a plain black zipper as the enclosure. The lining is dark blue … Continue reading Chanel No 2. Phew.