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

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!

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 …

Fabrics, I made it!! 2016, Sewing, Sewing Challenges, sewing patterns, Tops

Jungle January and I made it just in time!

Technically speaking, it is still Jungle January here.  Hop on over to Pretty Grievances to see all the WILD garments that she has rounded up!  In the last few waking hours of the day I would like to show you my second Jungle January garment - something that I am very happy with... even if… Continue reading Jungle January and I made it just in time!

1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, Coats, DESIGNIN' DECEMBER, Fabrics, I made it!! 2015, Pants, Sewing, Sewing Challenges, sewing patterns

It’s DESIGNIN’ DECEMBER! And I’m So Pleased!

It's done!  And I'm so pleased!  For a while now, I have been eyeballing this outfit from Marina Hoermanseder.  I just had to have it!  Of course, it's not my style to wear short shorts to work, so instead I opted for the longer look of wide pants, or  culottes.  Here's Marina Hoermanseder's ORIGINAL... AND… Continue reading It’s DESIGNIN’ DECEMBER! And I’m So Pleased!

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

DESIGNIN’ DECEMBER! Another lovely find!

Just browsing through blogs today, I found a lovely Designer Garment COPIED by Amanda of Sew Deputy, which fit the #DESIGNINDECEMBER theme exactly.  I just begged Amanda to let me show it to you.  So if you haven't seen it yet, here it is...  Amanda found a Chloe Metallic Jacquard dress and had to have it for her… Continue reading DESIGNIN’ DECEMBER! Another lovely find!