Fabrics, I made it!! 2017, Indie sewing patterns, Sewing, sewing patterns, Tops

… and it’s the last of it!

Last week I made a lovely dress out of my Tower print fabric, here.  I purchased enough for a dress and a top so I was determined to get a dress and a top out of it, even if I made an error cutting out the directional print on one of the skirt pieces last… Continue reading … and it’s the last of it!

DESIGNIN' DECEMBER, Dresses, Fabrics, Sewing, Sewing Challenges, sewing patterns, Skirts, Tops

A bit of a set back …

Yes, I had a bit of a set back.  As soon as I returned from my lazy holiday in Mexico my back went out.  Walking is fine, standing is fine.  That's about it.  So ... no sitting in my sewing chair.  🙁 I couldn't help but dream, browse, and plan my future projects though ...… Continue reading A bit of a set back …

Indie sewing patterns, sewing patterns, Tops, Uncategorized

Nice dress! Thanks, I made it!! goes to Mexico!

My sister was lucky enough to win a trip to an all-inclusive resort in the Mayan Riviera for two and I was able to jump in and go when her husband was unable! So begins the adventure.  There was a lot of time spent eating at the resort's various fabulous restaurants, walking the grounds and… Continue reading Nice dress! Thanks, I made it!! goes to Mexico!

1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, Fabrics, I made it!! 2017, Sewing, Sewing Challenges, sewing patterns, Tops

Again … I say better late than never!

I managed to get my FIRST Jungle January - #junglejanuary5 - finished prior to the deadline, but my second animal print just wanted to fight with me.  It is a lovely fabric - a cream, black and brown 100% Rayon Challis.  Just beautiful to the touch.  But as I was discussing it with Curls n Skirls I realized that… Continue reading Again … I say better late than never!

Fabrics, I made it!! 2017, Sewing, Sewing Challenges, sewing patterns, Tops

It’s January … and you know what that means …

It means it’s JUNGLE JANUARY 5! #junglejanuary5  Seriously, I never wore animal print until I “met” Pretty Grievances on WordPress. I always thought that animal prints were used for those lycra tops and pantsuits that Carol Burnett used to wear on her show!  (Do you remember Mrs. Wiggins?)   I was wrong!  So wrong!  Pretty Grievances, and… Continue reading It’s January … and you know what that means …

DESIGNIN' DECEMBER, I made it!! 2016, Sewing, Sewing Challenges, sewing patterns, Skirts, Tops

No mistletoe, just a Christmas tree.

My sister suggested I use mistletoe as a prop in my next blog photo session.  Sorry sis, I have no mistletoe, but I do have a Christmas tree and my finished DESIGNIN' DECEMBER Copy! I decided in the beginning of the year that I wanted to copy this Designer Original top. and this Designer Original skirt. I… Continue reading No mistletoe, just a Christmas tree.