#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?
Yes, I know, January is almost over, but this year I have actually done some PRE-PLANNING and this year I plan on finishing:MY UFO'S:I know, like everyone, I still have a few UFO's to finish - a top for my sister, a half made dress for myself, a pair of dress pants and another Sewaholic… Continue reading 2019 sewing plans!
This is the last of my lovely denim border print fabric. 🙁 I've already made a pair of summer cropped pants with it, details here. I had just enough left to squeeze a top out of it! I decided to use this pattern, McCall's M7324, view A. I definitely won't be using the curved… Continue reading McCall’s M7324: Part II of my Adventures with Border Print Fabric!
I've always got an eye out for border print fabric and when I saw this 100% cotton denim - EMBROIDERED - I could not resist! I bought enough for a pair of casual summer pants and a summer top. It has been quite hot here lately (but unfortunately smokey from forest fires) so I am… Continue reading McCall’s M7364 – A simple sewing pattern!
Perhaps you read last week about my trashed (store-bought) Tote bag and the start of my journey to replace it? If you missed it, you can read Part I here! I've been busy this week, learned a lot, and ended up with a great Tote bag - despite the "help" offered to me by My Feline… Continue reading The “ins” and the “outs” of my new Tote bag … and a few lessons learned!