Let me show you a few Designer Originals and Designer Copies from some talented Sewists ... and I don't think this is the end of it! This awesome Sewing Challenge ends Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at 12:00 midnight PST! (Details below) (Click on their names for links to their handiwork!) Here is the entry from… Continue reading It’s a Designin’ December Blizzard!
Designer Originals & Designer Copies are popping up everywhere!!! Let me show you a few more! First we have Dream.Cut.Sew with her Elie Saab Designer Original ... and her Designer Copy! Second we have @raquel_sewing_knitting_in_asia with her Designer Original ... and her Designer Copy! I'll be back soon with more Designin' December loveliness! Don't forget… Continue reading And who do we have today on Designin’ December?
They are coming fast and furious now! Tonight I would like to show you a Designer Original Photo ... the 1960s Marimekko shift dress! Sue Stoney of fadanista made her Designer Copy with Butterick 2704 and a beautiful fabric she bought at the Marimekko store in New York! Here is a link to her blog… Continue reading Another #designindecember entry!
... and it's not who you think it is! I bet this #designindecember Challenger has probably forgotten she ever did a #designindecember outfit on her Instagram feed! That's no surprise ... she finished really. really. really. early ... in January, 2019! Who is this early bird? Who made her own Designer Copy of this Derek… Continue reading The first #designindecember entry!
Hello Ladies and Gents! I'm blogging over at the Lányos Handmade Shop this weekend. If you would like to learn about attaching rivets to your me-made Jeans or your Bag straps, head on over here! Thank you! Have a nice week and Happy Sewing!
Guess what I've decided? As you might know from this post here, I have four patterns to choose from to make my Designer Copy of my Designer Original - I am inspired by this Holly Fulton Spring/Summer 2015 Ready to Wear ... ... and I think the best choice out of my four patterns is… Continue reading Designin’ December 2019 – MORE Prize Sponsors!
The replies are coming in from our generous DESIGNIN' DECEMBER 2019 PRIZE SPONSORS! These are my favourite posts of the year - the generosity of these PRIZE SPONSORS just brightens up the blogosphere! No more delay - our DESIGNIN' DECEMBER 2019 PRIZE SPONSORS! Check out their websites, browse around, pick out the prize you want to win!… Continue reading Designin’ December 2019 Prize Sponsors!
... 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!
For those of you not familiar with the DESIGNIN' DECEMBER Challenge, this will be the 4th year now I've been coveting all the fabulous garments in the stores, magazines, online or on the runway. All the while thinking ... "Why buy when you can make it yourself - better and for less money?" Last DESIGNIN'… Continue reading Inspiration … called DESIGNIN’ DECEMBER 2019!
I've started on my Jeans! The fabric has been cut out and sitting in pile for a little while now. It's about time! I'm using Vogue V8774 and a black denim with a bit of a stretch. I've made Jeans before here, and I already have a matching denim jacket here. This will be my… Continue reading Sewing Jeans: Pockets and Fly Front