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

Finishing one, starting another…

Perhaps you remember this dress, from my Sister's Sewing Projects, a vintage dress pattern from 1978, Simplicity 8510, which I first blogged about here.  I decided before I start anything new, I must finish the old projects ... This dress still needed its elastic waistband.  I found many ways to do that on line and in my reference… Continue reading Finishing one, starting another…

Dresses, Fabrics, Indie sewing patterns, Sewing

…just sneaking one in here…

Our weather has been quite windy here and we have already lost power once (no TV, no internet, NO SEWING!) so I thought I would just sneak one in here now that the power has come back on - before it goes off again! I was working on my Sewaholic Nicola.  I am using a fabric… Continue reading …just sneaking one in here…

Dresses, Fabrics, I made it!! 2016, Sewing, sewing machine feet, sewing patterns, Vintage patterns

It’s Done! Well almost…

My sister will be happy, another garment has been (almost) finished in what I'm calling my Sister's Sewing Projects. This one is a vintage pattern from 1978, Simplicity 8510. It must be a favourite of my sister’s for her to keep it safe all this time. The fabric is a similar beige as in the pattern… Continue reading It’s Done! Well almost…