I’ve had this striped fabric in my stash since my visit to my sister a summer or two ago. It’s a heavier weight knit than what I usually have and I quite like it. The red stripe is quite bright too, which brings the grey, blue and black to life for me. I had always… Continue reading McCall’s M7323 – In Stripes!
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
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!
Honestly, why is BLACK so difficult to photograph? It must just suck in all the light around it! Anyway... I have finished my 4th pair of pants, black ones, after spending extensive time with the muslin and making three pairs after that. I thought my blue pair was my favourite - best fitting and lovely fabric. Those… Continue reading It really is BLACK!
You know how it is. You finish a garment and there is something that is not quite right about it. So you put it aside for later... and there it sits. Two weeks ago, I posted about my finished blue pants. The only problem is that I sewed the invisible zipper in too close and… Continue reading Betcha by Golly ya thought it was gonna be about a UFO!
The Good News ... I'm feeling better, even though my nose doesn't. I felt good enough to spend most of this weekend sewing. Yippee! You might remember, I left off with the slash pockets being completed on my third pair of pants (out of the four I want to make for myself). Gotta love that RTW… Continue reading The Good News … and the Bad News.