Goodness me, easily one of the longest makes in my personal history. I don’t know about you guys but much of my sewing is solitary, squished as it is into school hours. To stop myself from going completely doolally Radio 4 is my non-judgmental and constant companion. Often for months after a make I can… Continue reading doolally denim
First up a dress that was trying too hard became a skirt that has seen a lot of library action. It even engendered one of my all time favourite unsolicited compliments: “Boden?” I’d re-visit the dress – Simplicity 2404 – as it’s a great pattern and I’ve done the hard work of choosing which boob and… Continue reading Dashing through some re-fashions
Can I fashion something better out of nothing more than my wits and a couple of old skirts? It’s going to have to be robust enough to stand up to my elderly cat using me as a scratching post my chronic inability to stop myself wiping my hands down my left-hand side much household bleaching… Continue reading What’s wrong with the old one?