I have to take a slight detour in my blouse sewing schedule. I have noticed some "staples" missing in my work wardrobe - a dark brown skirt and a navy blue skirt. So I grabbed up the easiest quickest pattern I have, McCall's M6654, and two polyester knits from my stash. Both fabrics are so… Continue reading So easy you could do it with your eyes closed!
Lying here on the couch, watching TV and reading other blogs, fighting off my cold with hot chicken soup, hot tea and a chocolate bar (a recommended cure, honestly!), I have decided I might as well write up one of my own on what I put together last week. Perhaps you remember my sister, Bon-Bons &… Continue reading So I guess if you lose your voice, it’s time to write a blog post?
Back on schedule again! Perhaps some of you remember my other "Diving into knits" post? I have been using McCall's 4261. I sewed up my red T shirt, it was such an easy pattern to put together, but I think now it might be too nice to workout in! Now on to my blue yoga… Continue reading Diving into knits! Part Two
My sister's co-worker is traveling to Mexico very soon to avoid our rainy winter - the rain just goes on and on and on... She asked my sister if I would be willing to sew her "tankini" for her before she leaves. Sure, I love a new project! What we have here is her tankini top… Continue reading My first “up cycle”?
Last time I sewed anything with a knit fabric I was in grade 10. (That was a long, long time ago!) It was a heavy 100% polyester knit and it was solid pink! Very cool indeed! I made a t-shirt style top and hipster pants, almost a perfect match for this McCalls 3280. Can you… Continue reading Next? Diving into knits!