foraged fabric · refashion · self-drafted · Sewing · Uncategorized

Makes me want to nip behind the bike sheds

I’ve made something a bit twee you see.  I could be more detailed with regards the garment construction but basically it’s a circle skirt. I have to put the blame fairly and squarely on the shoulders of Margaret McCrirrick.  In her book Better Dressmaking, she blithely tells me that one of the few things that you can… Continue reading Makes me want to nip behind the bike sheds

MMM13 · refashion · self-drafted · Sewing

MMMay13 Makeover Magic – Chapter One

Trousers of Denim Diagnosis She be perfick Fit issues Style issues Un-recoverable Treatment An hour with the beauty therapist Day patient treatment Day surgery Radical surgery Outcome Perfect for radio Reality TV beckons Soap Stardom Film Stardom Obligatory Sewing Error – zip length miscalculation, zip underlap mess. Sewing Insight? You need a lot of height at the… Continue reading MMMay13 Makeover Magic – Chapter One