1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, Denim, DESIGNIN' DENIM, Fabrics, Pants, Sewing, sewing machine feet, sewing patterns

Sewing Jeans: Pockets and Fly Front

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

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Sewing with Cork Fabric!

I've been busy making another bag for my friend. I call it The Gemma© Bag! My friend told me what style of bag she liked and very nicely let me go with the flow! She had her choice of Cork Fabrics and chose these two beauties. When it comes to choosing Cork Fabric, I learned… Continue reading Sewing with Cork Fabric!

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How to make a simple sewing machine cover …

And keep your cats out of your stuff! As you can probably guess, not having a proper sewing room, Simon and Sophie love getting into my stuff!  (I use a small sewing cabinet on wheels, which I love.  It lets me sew in any room or corner of the house!)  Before today, I covered my… Continue reading How to make a simple sewing machine cover …

1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, Denim, DESIGNIN' DENIM, Fabrics, Indie sewing patterns, Sewing, sewing machine feet, Skirts

More on my denim skirt…

Hello all, me again.  I've had a couple of "distractions" over the last week therefore I haven't quite finished my denim skirt, but I thought I would show you what I have accomplished so far - and perhaps this week you might even get a laugh out of it! I started my denim skirt by cutting out a Sewaholic… Continue reading More on my denim skirt…

1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, Denim, DESIGNIN' DENIM, Indie sewing patterns, Sewing, sewing machine feet, sewing patterns, Skirts

I’ve decided to make a denim skirt…

from my Sewaholic Hollyburn skirt pattern.  I cut this pattern out last week from some 100% pre-washed cotton I found in my stash.  I still have a good metre or so left so I'll have to think of another project for it.  Do any of you have a favourite tank top pattern that could use the remainder… Continue reading I’ve decided to make a denim skirt…

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What do you get when you cross a …

needle with a tiger - A pinstripe! What do you get when you cross a bodice pattern block, a Sewaholic Hollyburn skirt and a vintage Butterick pattern?  Let me show you! In the '80s I remember having a red polyester knit dress - similar to the one here without a collar.  I loved it! I decided to… Continue reading What do you get when you cross a …