1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, Dresses, Fabrics, Indie sewing patterns, Sewing, Sewing Challenges, sewing patterns

Sometimes I get distracted …

I am almost finished my #sewtogetherforsummer Wrap dress, which you might have read about last week.  Due to some careful pattern/stripe matching I am happy with how things are turning out. This Sewaholic pattern, the Yaletown, has been a joy to work with.  This is my second Yaltetown, my first one was made with a… Continue reading Sometimes I get distracted …

1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, Dresses, Fabrics, Sewing, Sewing Challenges, sewing patterns

Waiting impatiently …

Perhaps you remember from last week that I asked for some help in choosing my fabric for the #sewtogetherforsummer Wrap Dress Challenge?  Well I have my answer now, thank you Kind Readers! It was a pretty close race! First choice, although it was close, was ... the blue Chevron!  (for lack or a better description)… Continue reading Waiting impatiently …

Dresses, Fabrics, Sewing, Sewing Challenges, sewing patterns

What do you think?

We had a lovely Easter long weekend here - the weather was even acceptable!  I hope you had a lovely Easter too. I didn't get much accomplished though, but I did manage to browse through some sewing blogs and IG feeds.  I discovered @rocco.sienna @sewsarahsmith and @sewing_in_spain have organized #sewtogetherforsummer on IG again!  I think… Continue reading What do you think?

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

Vogue V1336 – The Day and Night Dress Challenge, Part 2

I did it!  I completed The Day and Night Dress Challenge organized by Elizabeth Made This!  You can read about her Challenge details here.  I completed my Day dress - my "Coffee" dress last week.  I used New Look 6803 and this 100% rayon.  It was an easy pattern and I would happily make it again.… Continue reading Vogue V1336 – The Day and Night Dress Challenge, Part 2

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

New Look 6803 – The Day and Night Dress Challenge, Part 1

Where has the week gone!  We had a holiday on Monday ("Family Day"), which I spent watching movies and sewing ... then it was back to work and not knowing what day it was - pure chaos! But I have finished 1/2 of my Day and Night Dress Challenge - the "Day" part - it's… Continue reading New Look 6803 – The Day and Night Dress Challenge, Part 1

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

But I can do this!

  I was all set to cut and tape my Itch to Stitch Lisbon Cardigan.  You probably know the one.  Almost everyone has already made one! I was all set to cut out this beautiful knit print that I purchased last August.  Yes, it's a few months old, not my oldest fabric though!  This is… Continue reading But I can do this!