Part of my #makenine 2019 Challenge is this pattern, Islander Sewing Systems Jacket Express. I have made this pattern before here. This time though, I was determined not to make the same mistake again. (Putting the buttons and buttonholes on the wrong sides - seriously!!!!) If you would like to read and see the photos… Continue reading It’s finally finished!
#makenine2019 and my Islander Sewing Systems "Jacket Express"! Last week my sewing got off to a rough start! First of all a couple of Fridays ago, I couldn't get home without taking a good run, a few times, at the first of many hills we have ... without success. I abandoned my vehicle on the… Continue reading So to continue my …
I've started the first garment of my #makenine2019! Top left corner ... my jean jacket ... #makenine2019 ... with a cool twist! I want it to look as close as possible to the one my Inspiration is wearing! (the lady on the left) I don't want to use leather though and I can only assume… Continue reading How many ways are there to sew a pocket?
It's done! And I'm so pleased! For a while now, I have been eyeballing this outfit from Marina Hoermanseder. I just had to have it! Of course, it's not my style to wear short shorts to work, so instead I opted for the longer look of wide pants, or culottes. Here's Marina Hoermanseder's ORIGINAL... AND… Continue reading It’s DESIGNIN’ DECEMBER! And I’m So Pleased!
Just browsing through blogs today, I found a lovely Designer Garment COPIED by Amanda of Sew Deputy, which fit the #DESIGNINDECEMBER theme exactly. I just begged Amanda to let me show it to you. So if you haven't seen it yet, here it is... Amanda found a Chloe Metallic Jacquard dress and had to have it for her… Continue reading DESIGNIN’ DECEMBER! Another lovely find!
Yes, I promised you. Here is it. A while ago, I bought two jacket patterns and some lovely red polyester knit, not too stretchy, and a green embossed polyester. At least I think they are polyester - I can't even remember where or when I bought them, let alone anything else about them. But I… Continue reading Two of the “Oldest UFOs” in the World!