April 2018.

I’m sure it’s no coincidence that during the term break at work (which fell for three weeks during April), I was much more productive. In **breaking news** I finally threaded my overlocker (it took about 10 attempts) and broke it in this month! And I was also sewing with a freshly serviced machine, so who … More April 2018.

Nostalgia value.

Take my temperature people, I mustn’t be feeling myself because here comes another skirt. I am so happy with how this skirt came together. I had a dream, and it was realised. In the #gfh16 I scored about 6 metres of royal blue corduroy. Quite narrow, but a large quantity. Then I had a hankering … More Nostalgia value.

70s Style Sweatshirt

This 70s style sweatshirt is made from a pattern I drafted myself from gifted vintage wool knit. I used the reverse of the fabric as the sleeves and cuff and neck binding. In this picture I’m wearing it with a tulip shaped black skirt I also made from a self drafted pattern.