DESIGNIN' DECEMBER, Fabrics, Sewing, Sewing Challenges, sewing patterns

More Designin’ December, including my own!

Isn't it amazing how many entries there have been!!! I'm going to show you a few more! Saba Lodhi from our Designin' December Facebook Group has her Designer Original by Jason Wu. and her Designer Copy! @thesewinggoatherd or her blog The Sewing Goatherd and the Designer Original that inspired her to make her Mother's Mother… Continue reading More Designin’ December, including my own!

DESIGNIN' DECEMBER, Dresses, Fabrics, Lányos Handmade, Sewing

One busy weekend after another!

... seriously 😁 who has time to sew ... but they were wonderful weekends! Last weekend I discovered Dragon Alley in Victoria’s Chinatown. My sister @JCVArtStudio was one of the featured artists in "Art in the Alley" held by the Victoria Arts Council in Dragon Alley. I have lived here for 31 years and never… Continue reading One busy weekend after another!

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, 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!