I've been busy making another bag for my friend. I call it The Gemma© Bag! My friend told me what style of bag she liked and very nicely let me go with the flow! She had her choice of Cork Fabrics and chose these two beauties. When it comes to choosing Cork Fabric, I learned… Continue reading Sewing with Cork Fabric!
Perhaps you remember my Singer 421G, a convertible free arm sewing machine made in Germany in 1954. "Amber" for short! Since purchasing Amber, she has received a good cleaning and oiling, and I took apart her tension assembly and put her back together again. She runs smoothly now with a nice stitch. I love the sound she… Continue reading Amber is put to work …
Honestly, why is BLACK so difficult to photograph? It must just suck in all the light around it! Anyway... I have finished my 4th pair of pants, black ones, after spending extensive time with the muslin and making three pairs after that. I thought my blue pair was my favourite - best fitting and lovely fabric. Those… Continue reading It really is BLACK!
The Good News ... I'm feeling better, even though my nose doesn't. I felt good enough to spend most of this weekend sewing. Yippee! You might remember, I left off with the slash pockets being completed on my third pair of pants (out of the four I want to make for myself). Gotta love that RTW… Continue reading The Good News … and the Bad News.
Hello again! Here I am! The real thing! My RTW Fast year is close to ending and I am still filling in the gaps in my handmade wardrobe. There is still time left to sew up some pants for myself though - I would love to have a pair of black, blue and brown pants… Continue reading In a panic for pants (trousers)!