September (and October) are proving busy months at work, which severely impacts the amount of downtime I get at my sewing machines – WAH! I’ve also had a lot of performing on recently, and learning repertoire takes longer as my brain ages. But I did get a few things made in September, and they were … More September 2018.
So after the last Papercut Pattern debacle, I am pleased to announce that we have forgiven and forgotten and that my new PP garment, the Guise Pant, and myself have registered for wedding gifts at Bed, Bath & Beyond. I really, really love these pants because, well, #pants and the cut, and the absolutely beautiful, … More Pants pants pants.
Having made two tops using my vintage Simplicity pattern 9037, I decided I should use it to make the dress as well. (I can’t see myself making the jacket or coat anytime soon, but never say never…) The lovely paisley fabric is from the bag of fabric that was given to me by a family … More Whisky and Dark Chocolate Dress
Recently I have made two self-drafted t-shirts from leftover fabric combinations from other projects. One t-shirt was for me, another was a VERY belated birthday present for a good friend. You may recognise the fabric in this tee from this skirt I made last year. I love the fact that I used the sleeves and … More The Leftovers T-Shirts
This skirt was made using Simplicity 5311 and vintage fabric. The stripes are made from a men’s tshirt from a second hand clothing warehouse. Aside from adding the stripe, the only alteration I made to the pattern was changing the zipper from the side to the back.