Just a good steam press and the final hook & eye at the top of the zip to do. So love this French Gypsy dress by Sew La Di Da, made for the monster from a light weight denim we found at Fabrics Galore. I did make a calico toile first and with the… Continue reading French Gypsy dress
At the weekend I made a new spring coat, its the Maker's Atelier unlined raw edge coat pattern. Found the 100% boiled wool at Dragonfly Fabrics, its not the cheapest but is 100% wool and a joy to sew and wear. I made 1 alteration, its 30cm longer than the original and also changed the… Continue reading raw edge coat
The Modern Kimono by the Maker's Atelier is finished, it is such a brilliant pattern and the kit makes it super easy. The fabric is a wonderful crepe, drapes beautifully and I'm sure my Ma will love it. I found some brilliant fine entomology pins at MacCulloch & Wallis, made smooth work of the crepe. You… Continue reading The Modern Kimono
the Maker's Atelier image I fell in love with the big easy top by The Maker's Atelier as soon as it came out and knew it would be perfect for the lovely wool knit jersey i bought at Skipper Stoffer in Copenhagen just before Christmas. The pattern is designed for boiled wools & jerseys as they can… Continue reading the big easy top
Yesterday I made a super quick and easy little dress, from the liberty tana lawn I had left over from my PJ's. The dress is called Bailen dress by Pauline Alice, free too! It's bias cut with bias binding for straps and to make things easier I use bought bias binding. Here's the back view,… Continue reading Bailen Dress
This is the first cotton jersey project I have been truely happy with. The cotton jersey came from a fabulous little fabric shop in Copenhagen called Skipper Stoffer. Its made in Denmark ,a fantastic weight and quality. Sewing this was a delight and the Hemlock pattern was so well written, it came together so quickly.… Continue reading The Hemlock tee
Wishing you all a very Happy New Year! Not a big resolution girl, but I've made a renewed resolution to keep going with my slow fashion promis and making, reusing as much as I can. With this in mind have cut out a new dress today. Its New Look 6411 and I chose a crepe fabric… Continue reading Happy New Year!