Playing around with a pattern can give you many looks.I'm preparing for my Minerva make so these two stash fabrics finally got used, for a good purpose. I've chosen a John Kaldor print that will be fully lined and have pockets.Here's my February project choice. Now to figure out the best use of this pattern.Version … Continue reading Yoyo-ing around
McCalls 6614 has been in my stash for a while so while doing a few weekend chores these projects diverted my attention.The front photo on the pattern doesn't really show these tops up to well but the line drawings do.This grey top was the test run using a discounted Winter fabric I bought at The … Continue reading Jumper, jacket or hoodie
Happy Australia Day. Can I take you back to the 70s with a simple jumpsuit?This pattern was a fail for me when I initially tried it four years ago. With all the playsuits and jumpsuits around I thought it was time to try again. McCalls 6083 has a some great views and I chose View … Continue reading Jumpsuit – McCalls 6083
With TJ's expert organising skills, I thoroughly enjoyed the Modern Love exhibit in Bendigo, mainly because of the company and the fashion. The whole weekend was great.(Left to right: Hui Nie, Jenny, TJ, moi, Yoshimi, Nicole, Leanne and Raquel at the Bendigo Art Gallery)The exhibit organiser, Leanne, greeted our group at the gallery on her day … Continue reading Modern Love wrap up
We had lots of familiar sewing bloggers meet together on Saturday. I think fabric shopping was like background entertainment for us because it was so much fun meeting and chatting too everyone in real life.While we got a helpful discount from Tessutis, I weakened with The Fabric Store's 50% off sale.This picture is from Little Betty … Continue reading Sydney sewer meet up
I was trying to plan my sewing projects for our sewing weekend, so to start, I pulled out a stack of fabric, then placed them together in a few different variations. I looked at the greens from the Melbourne fabric shopping trip and took out the latest prints that I've bought this year. I am … Continue reading Tomatoes – Kwik Sew 3617
This fabric came from The Fabric Store. I bought it in November with a view to playing with it for winter. It's a chardonnay/verdehlo fabric.Because I have a couple of pair of brown boots, they finish this dress off really well. This fabric is a double knit but looks like corduroy. This seams must be … Continue reading Knit or woven?