1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, Activewear, I made it!! 2019, Indie sewing patterns, Pants, Sewing, Sewing Challenges, sewing patterns

Sewing Challenges: #So50Visible and #BGchallenge

@sewover50 has been running the #So50Visible Challenge on Instagram and I wasn't too sure if I'd make their deadline of March 15th! And what do you know... I did! And not only did I, but I found out that I could also enter the #BGchallenge (Breaking Ground Challenge)! The aim of #So50Visible is to make… Continue reading Sewing Challenges: #So50Visible and #BGchallenge

1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, Activewear, Fabrics, I made it!! 2018, Sewing, sewing patterns, Tops

A UFO – not lost, but found!

Last weekend I attacked with renewed energy one of the UFOs I found when I was analyzing my #MMMay2018 results and inventorying my fabric.  (Found?  First I would have to I admit it was lost!  Never!) I had previously made a Designer me-made Copy of a GAP tank top for my sister with a beautiful… Continue reading A UFO – not lost, but found!

1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, Dresses, Fabrics, Indie sewing patterns, Sewing, Sewing Challenges, sewing patterns

Sometimes I get distracted …

I am almost finished my #sewtogetherforsummer Wrap dress, which you might have read about last week.  Due to some careful pattern/stripe matching I am happy with how things are turning out. This Sewaholic pattern, the Yaletown, has been a joy to work with.  This is my second Yaltetown, my first one was made with a… Continue reading Sometimes I get distracted …

1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, Fabrics, I made it!! 2018, Sewing, sewing patterns, Tops

McCall’s M7093 – Don’t need buttons for this one …

... and I found the perfect buttons for my last project.  But before I show them to you, let me show you what I made with the remnants of my paisley Topaz knit.  I had some of this lovely fabric - 85% polyester, 10% rayon, 5% spandex - left over, just enough.  I think I have made… Continue reading McCall’s M7093 – Don’t need buttons for this one …

1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, Cardigans, Fabrics, I made it!! 2018, Indie sewing patterns, Sewing, sewing patterns

Itch to Stitch Lisbon Cardigan – No Buttons though!

Fresh off the Day and Night Dress Challenge, Coffee and Cocktails, I’m headed to Lisbon... ... the Lisbon Cardigan by Itch to Stitch, that is. I cut out my pattern pieces and fabric with the help of Sophie!  I love this knit fabric, a "shades of grey" (and black) paisley Topaz knit, 85% polyester, 10%… Continue reading Itch to Stitch Lisbon Cardigan – No Buttons though!

1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, Dresses, Fabrics, I made it!! 2018, Sewing, Sewing Challenges, sewing patterns

Vogue V1336 – The Day and Night Dress Challenge, Part 2

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