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

The Red Top – as easy as pie!

May has been "Sew Stretchy" Month and I am enjoying sewing these knit tops.  This one is Butterick B5645 sewn with a 96% polyester 4% spandex. I love patterns that give you a few variations. I have a wild red, white, and black paisley print and a solid black for the sleeves.  The pattern is… Continue reading The Red Top – as easy as pie!

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

Sew the right sides together!

It is lovely seeing the hot weather come, even if a day of showers is thrown in every now and again!  Guess that is why everything is so green here!  Oh, haha, speaking of "green"... Let me show you my "May Monthly Stitch" knit top.  I broke the rules with this one.  Shame.  I used… Continue reading Sew the right sides together!

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

I have the right to change my mind…

Don't I? I love this fabric, so soft and light and silky (ITY knit - polyester/Lycra).  I thought I should make this lovely summer dress - McCall's M6922.  I traced the pieces for the short sleeve version of the dress and cut out my fabric.   I very easily sewed together the eight panels with… Continue reading I have the right to change my mind…