DESIGNIN' DECEMBER, Dresses, Fabrics, Lányos Handmade, Sewing

One busy weekend after another!

... seriously 😁 who has time to sew ... but they were wonderful weekends! Last weekend I discovered Dragon Alley in Victoria’s Chinatown. My sister @JCVArtStudio was one of the featured artists in "Art in the Alley" held by the Victoria Arts Council in Dragon Alley. I have lived here for 31 years and never… Continue reading One busy weekend after another!

Dresses, Fabrics, I made it!! 2018, Sewing, Sewing Challenges, sewing patterns

McCall’s M6503 – What do you think?

Last post I mentioned that I had finished my "May Flower" dress, a theme provided way back in May by the #magamsewalong on Instagram.  I had a wonderful floral 100% rayon fabric and one of my favourite patterns, McCall's M6503.  I wasn't too pleased with the dress when finished though.  I don't know how I… Continue reading McCall’s M6503 – What do you think?

1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, DESIGNIN' DECEMBER, Dresses, Fabrics, Sewing, sewing machine feet, Sewing machines, sewing patterns, Singer sewing machines, Vintage Sewing Machines, VSM

Sewjo: Lost and Found

It's a strange thing when you have lost interest in something that you usually love to do.   There was an odd dullness in my life these past few weeks because of the passing of our Wonderful Mother - my Biggest and Most Loving Supporter.  She was someone who constantly asked what was new in… Continue reading Sewjo: Lost and Found

1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, Dresses, Fabrics, I made it!! 2018, Sewing, Sewing machines, sewing patterns

McCall’s M5974 – My first time wearing Orange …

I do like this fabric.  But this is the first time I have had Orange in my closet.  I guess it is okay for the warm, sunny summer months?  It was just beautiful outside when I started taking photos of my finished Orange dress, until the wind picked up! For my #sewtogetherforsummer Challenge I asked… Continue reading McCall’s M5974 – My first time wearing Orange …

Dresses, Fabrics, Indie sewing patterns, Sewing, Sewing Challenges, sewing patterns

I learned something …

... even though there really wasn't much sewing this last week.  There was a lot of reading and exercising, but not much sewing. I did learn something though! I participated in the "Makers for Fashion Revolution" daily themes organized by @inthefolds on Instagram.  The daily themes made me think seriously about Fashion Revolution Week (April… Continue reading I learned something …

Dresses, I made it!! 2018, Indie sewing patterns, Sewing, Sewing Challenges, sewing patterns

Sewaholic Yaletown – #sewtogetherforsummer Wrap Dress

I'm done!  Just in time for the sunshine too!  This was an easy pattern to make.  I love it!  I've made a Sewaholic Yaletown before here.  It was even easier this time as I already had the pieces traced and was very familiar with the pattern.  So when @rocco.sienna, @sewsarahsmith and @sewing_in_spain announced their Instagram… Continue reading Sewaholic Yaletown – #sewtogetherforsummer Wrap Dress