Sewing Projects

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

This was my most satisfying make in a while.  Over the month of May I wore at least one handmade item each day and I came to realise that I should be sewing more casual wear as that is what I like to wear on a day to day basis, not pretty dresses. Immediately after […]

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Thursday, May 8, 2014

I’ve been thinking about making this dress for a while now.  The inspiration started with this pin and evolved a bit when I saw Jen’s Madewell Scout tutorial.  I started with Colette’s Laurel pattern and then applied Jen’s instructions for this alteration, using the Scout T’s sleeve pattern piece.  One sleeve set in beautifully, but […]

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Monday, April 14, 2014

Well, it looks as though it has been over three months since I last posted any of my makes. I’ve been spending most of my creative time in the pottery studio. I have sewn and knit a few things too, but the short, dark and rainy days of winter haven’t inspired me to photograph much. […]

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Sunday, January 5, 2014

It’s a new year, and along with a new year generally comes resolutions.  I’m not all that big on setting goals as the calendar flips over, but when I sat down and thought about it there were a couple small things that came to mind.  First off, I bought this lovely machine WAY back in […]

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Sunday, October 27, 2013

Today, after more than a week in the fog, the sun came out.  It was a perfect fall day to take some photos of my self drafted Peony dress.  In September, I took a pattern drafting class where we drafted a bodice sloper to our own measurements.  I loved the class, and ordered what I’ve […]

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