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!

1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, Denim, DESIGNIN' DENIM, Fabrics, Pants, Sewing, sewing machine feet, sewing patterns

Sewing Jeans: Pockets and Fly Front

I've started on my Jeans! The fabric has been cut out and sitting in pile for a little while now. It's about time! I'm using Vogue V8774 and a black denim with a bit of a stretch. I've made Jeans before here, and I already have a matching denim jacket here. This will be my… Continue reading Sewing Jeans: Pockets and Fly Front

1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, Coats, Craftsy courses, Denim, DESIGNIN' DENIM, Fabrics, Indie sewing patterns, Sewing, Sewing Challenges, sewing courses, sewing patterns

How many ways are there to sew a pocket?

I've started the first garment of my #makenine2019! Top left corner ... my jean jacket ... #makenine2019 ... with a cool twist! I want it to look as close as possible to the one my Inspiration is wearing! (the lady on the left) I don't want to use leather though and I can only assume… Continue reading How many ways are there to sew a pocket?

DESIGNIN' DECEMBER, Fabrics, Indie sewing patterns, Pants, Sewing, Sewing Challenges, sewing patterns, Tops

Are you ready for DESIGNIN’ DECEMBER 2018?

Have you picked out your Designer Original and the fabric you need to make your Designer me-made COPY?  Or are you just in the planning stages - don't worry ... there's lots of time to sew before DESIGNIN' DECEMBER 2018! Ever since the first DESIGNIN' DECEMBER (2015) I've seen many fabulous garments in stores, magazines, online, on social media, on runways ... so… Continue reading Are you ready for DESIGNIN’ DECEMBER 2018?

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

McCall’s M7323 – In Stripes!

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!

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