Oh la la!

I made french darts! And belle shaped sleeves (if you call them belle rather than bell it makes them french too.) I drafted this off my main top block and re-positioned the legs of the dart to the waist rather than under the arm. My totally-non-left-brain really rebelled, but I kept sketching and playing until … More Oh la la!

Oh look, a pony!

I had a significant birthday last year. It had a 0 on the end of it. A special friend, who knows me well, gave me a voucher for The Fabric Store. Now that’s a friend! I made the most of it and shopped from the heart rather than the brain. Fellow sewers, you’re feeling me … More Oh look, a pony!

Silky T-shirt (the second)

This self-drafted silky t shirt was made from vintage fabric that was gifted from a family friend. I’ve already used it to bind the inside of┬áthis jacket. I enjoyed the first silky t I made so much that I really wanted to make a second and this fabric really works for this I think.

Silky T-shirt

I made this silky t-shirt using fabric gifted from my sister and a pattern I drafted myself. I love it because essentially I’m wearing a t-shirt, but it’s still smart enough for work or going out. I made bias binding out of the fabric to bind the neck and hem so that it didn’t need … More Silky T-shirt