1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, Fabrics, I made it!! 2016, Pants, Sewing, sewing machine feet, sewing patterns, Vintage patterns

Last weekend’s accomplishments.

Well there wasn't much time for sewing, my sister came for a visit!  I had my pants finished in advance so that we could laze around all weekend.  Well, except for the 5 km walk/jog we did.  My two sisters and I did the CIBC Run for the Cure Sunday.  It wasn't too hot and it… Continue reading Last weekend’s accomplishments.

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, Craftsy courses, Denim, Dresses, Fabrics, Indie sewing patterns, Sewing, sewing patterns

My “burrito” experience.

I have pretty much finished my cotton/Tencel Sewaholic Nicola - after sewing on the last of my buttons the only thing left for me to do (seriously) is take photos.  That's it! Since I haven't got the photos done yet, I thought I would share some techniques and changes I have made in the pattern with you… Continue reading My “burrito” experience.

1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, DESIGNIN' DECEMBER, Fabrics, Sewing, Sewing Challenges, sewing patterns, Skirts

DESIGNIN’ DECEMBER! Speechless

Just Speechless...  Tonight for DESIGNIN' DECEMBER I have the pleasure of introducing the one and only Mads of Life in A "Mads" House.  Mads might have come to her design in a roundabout way but she has made a lovely copy of this designer dress by Elie Saab. AND HER COPY! Mads has definitely got "the look"… Continue reading DESIGNIN’ DECEMBER! Speechless

1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, I made it!! 2015, Sewing, sewing patterns, Skirts, Vintage patterns

The “Snake skin”.

... or "What I did on my summer vacation (Part I)". I managed to get in a bit of sewing while on vacation.  I finished the third skirt of my Sister's Sewing Projects.  I offered to sew up for my sister three skirts and three dresses AND the dress she is going to be wearing to… Continue reading The “Snake skin”.

1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, I made it!! 2015, Sewing, sewing patterns, Skirts, Vintage patterns

Picasso’s flowers.

This is my second garment in my Sister's Sewing Projects.  A skirt we call Picasso's flowers.  When you plan on making three skirts and four dresses for you sister, you better be really organized - patterns, fabrics, notions, etc. - so from the start we gave all the fabrics names.  Now although this 100% polyester… Continue reading Picasso’s flowers.