Fabrics, Sewing

Honey, I’m home!

As I mentioned before in my previous post - my day long shopping trip in Vancouver with my sister has ended - very successfully!  After 1.5 hours on the ferry to Vancouver, lots of driving from here to there and lots and lots of fondling of fabric, I can happily show you my treasures! First… Continue reading Honey, I’m home!

1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, Dresses, I made it!! 2014, Sewing, Sewing Challenges

First indecision, then certainty!

It's time to show you my finished dress that I started posting about here!  I missed the deadline for The Monthly Stitch, but I was able to enter my dress in Patternreview's Pattern Stash contest.  Don't you just love sewing under pressure? I used an old pattern from my stash - Butterick B4598.  I cannot… Continue reading First indecision, then certainty!

Dresses, Sewing, Sewing Challenges


I found my fabric for my Mono Sewn garment for this month's Monthly Stitch challenge but I had a little problem choosing a pattern! I have a solid black "Ponti de Roma" - 72% polyester, 28% rayon. I also have a black and white "Barcelona" - 95% polyester, 5% spandex. They would look great together!… Continue reading Indecision?