Fabrics, I made it!! 2017, Indie sewing patterns, Sewing, sewing patterns, Tops

… and it’s the last of it!

Last week I made a lovely dress out of my Tower print fabric, here.  I purchased enough for a dress and a top so I was determined to get a dress and a top out of it, even if I made an error cutting out the directional print on one of the skirt pieces last… Continue reading … and it’s the last of it!

1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, DESIGNIN' DENIM, Fabrics, I made it!! 2016, Indie sewing patterns, Sewing, sewing patterns, Tops

A perfect place for my pockets.

Perhaps you remember my denim skirt?  I spent a couple of days trying to decide whether to sew on the back pockets, or not.  Well, I have found a perfect place for them! A while ago, I found the FREE pdf pattern from By Hand London, the Polly Top.  I knew it would be perfect for the… Continue reading A perfect place for my pockets.

1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, Dresses, Indie sewing patterns, Pants, Sewing, Sewing machines, sewing patterns, Singer sewing machines, Tops, Vintage patterns, Vintage Sewing Machines, VSM

Ilona’s Future’s so Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades!

I have certainly learned a lot cleaning up Ilona - my Singer 15-88.  As you know from this post my Mom has given me her and her sister's Vintage Sewing Machines.  I even bought myself a small hammer and a screwdriver...  you know, one of those ones with a bunch of different attachments?  I took… Continue reading Ilona’s Future’s so Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades!