Lakeside PJ’s | a review

Pattern: Lakeside Pajamas by Grainline Studios Fabric: shot cotton found at Purl Soho. Notions: 2 reels of gutermann thread. Pattern description: Grainline's Lakeside Pajamas feature a spaghetti strap tank with a split back and gym-style shorts. These PJs are perfect for lounging or sleeping, while keeping you cool and cute! Sized from 0 to 18, the pattern… Continue reading Lakeside PJ’s | a review

slow & steady wins the race

"There once was a speedy hare who bragged about how fast he could run. Tired of hearing him boast, Slow and Steady, the tortoise, challenged him to a race. All the animals in the forest gathered to watch. Hare ran down the road for a while and then paused to rest. He looked back at… Continue reading slow & steady wins the race

bank holiday weekend sewing plans

A long weekend awaits and I have plans for carving out a little sewing time, as well as fun with my daughter and friends.  First make I have to finish is the Lakeside pj's, pattern by Grainline Studio.  We bought the fabric, thread and pattern from Purl Soho last summer while on holiday in New… Continue reading bank holiday weekend sewing plans

The Shawl Collar Coat | pattern review

I've been wearing the shawl collar coat so much since I finished it and only today managed to get photo's of it after work.  So thought I'd share a review of the pattern today. Pattern: The Shawl Collar Coat by The Maker's Atelier. Fabric: wool fabric from FabWorks. Notions: universal needle no 11, Gutermann thread, sew-on snaps.… Continue reading The Shawl Collar Coat | pattern review