I’ve decided to combine two knit skirts into one post as the they’re remakes and there’s not really enough to warrent a post each. The knit skirt I made has been a real hit. I love wearing it and it really goes with a a lot of what I wear, the only issue is… Continue reading Knit Skirts Two and Three
So, I got really excited when Red of Sew Red-y nominated me for a sewing recognition award. As a new blogger it’s really thrilling to be included in anything, so needless to say I really appreciate the nomination! The rules are as follows: 1. Thank the blogger who nominated you and provide a link to their blog.… Continue reading Sewing Recognition Award
Happy Sunday people! I hope everyone had a great Christmas and New Year. One of my last posts was about my attempts at making a shirt. The shirt. And at last I have it! It is far from perfect, there are mistakes, but I’m so pleased. I learned a lot and really am proud of this.… Continue reading The Long Awaited Méilot Shirt
In one of my first blog posts I outlined my thinking and my plans for sewing, I thought it would be fun to see how my sewing since then reflected on that. As winter is officially here (I’m colder than usual and damp, this is a clear sign) I think now is the perfect time to… Continue reading Did I Sew What I Wanted?
Looking at what my model is wearing I’m hit with déja vu. The pattern is different as is the fabric but the same feeling is there. The feeling that I’ve rushed hrough this project and done a terrible job. Also, the feeling of “I fucking hate the fabric.” Months back I started sewing this blouse from… Continue reading Sewing The Same Mistakes
I unfortunately live in an area where sewing isn’t really popular. There are a couple of fabric shops but their fabric choices are very limited and pricey. This means that any trip abroad I make involves some kind of fabric shopping. I’ve always envied reading about people living near fabric shops and districts. I loathe… Continue reading Recent Fabric Haul
The blog has been a little quiet for the last while, not because I’m not sewing but because my recent makes are ‘repeat’s. I’ll post about them together in the future, but today I’m going to talk about a knit skirt I made. This isn’t quite Gertie’s Easy Knit Pencil Skirt, because the pattern was/is… Continue reading Knit Skirt