While I’m still due an update on the cheongsam toile that is now at risk of becoming a UFO, I finally completed my very first official make: an adorable self-drafted gingham midi dress.
Just a quick one: if you ever wondered whether you can get your sewing machine past airport security, and on board a plane as cabin baggage, fret no longer: the answer is Yes!*
Moving my sewing corner from one room to another gave me that welcome opportunity to take stock and tidy up!
Of course I haven’t been sewing for that long, so I can’t say my stash is too badly out of control… however I definitely own more fabric than I can sew up anytime soon. Continue reading
I was SO glad when Justine from Sew Country Chick opened up the can of worms topic of copying patterns! For days before that post went live, I was pondering the very same things she wrote about – is copying okay? Should I write about it here? Will I just get destroyed by hateful commenters, right on my third entry to this blog?
Okay, so here’s my first finished make of 2017: a purple ponte pocket dress.
After my very first make back in December 2016 (a pair of self-drafted shorts out of a bizarre pink/purple stretch suiting) I quickly learned that making nicely fitting things wasn’t nearly as simple as some sewing youtubers would have you believe. I began looking into how I could get up to speed on fitting and voila… Continue reading
What is a new sewing blog without a good pun to kick it off…?
I’m by no way new to blogging or social media, but I’m a total noob to this corner of the internet, and especially sewing — so I’ve been buzzed to discover the many fun things the online stitching community has to offer.
I wondered how I could participate and I very quickly realised that in this day and age I should just jump in and start my own blog, vlog, instagram account, the full monty… and get stuck in! I’m loving how the community comes together on the ‘nets, and I feel like this will be the best way to hang out with you lot, so I’m keen and ready. Continue reading