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
Ah, hello there! Yes, yes it has been a long time. Where have you been and what have you been crafting? We’ve had the most fantastic dual hemisphere Summer/Winter: And this is about as close as I got to any crafting for the best part a month: So, to ever so gently ease myself back… Continue reading Let’s all join the Apronalong-ga!
Here they are! My silky, shiny, slinky, slippy, slide-y, red, white and blue Patriotic Pyjamas. Jubilee Jammies. If you’re interested in my Jubilee Jammie Journey, you can read about it in my Pyjama Party Posts. I’ve slept in nothing else since they were completed, surely a success in anyone’s book? Talking of books, I’d recommend… Continue reading Revealing (the) Pyjamas
Next make I am *not* using anything slippy. If I had a penny for… Well I’m sure you’ve been there. There have been more successes than failures with this top, but only just: It’s a lovely colour I did have just enough fabric to cut out a self-drafted top I’m liking the sweetheart neckline The… Continue reading Seeing red
So that stash fabric that I chose? Don’t know what it’s made from but it’s been a challenge to work. It’s not just the fluidity of the material that makes it slide gracefully to the floor the moment you loosen your hold, there’s also the gentle but constant disintegration of my carefully pinked edges. It… Continue reading New footwork
You’re so kind, but no, I couldn’t attempt a self-drafted top to go along with the slippy, slide-y jammie bottoms without all the support that goes on behind the scenes. It’s not all my own work you know. I have had help along the way. I mean, I’ve had a second attempt at a bodice… Continue reading I’d like to thank…
So, this sew-along malarky. It’s my first you see, and I was thrown into a bit of a tizz by Karen’s post prompting us to cut out our pattern pieces. Why was I thrown into a tizz you ask your self? Well, I was still daydreaming about which fabrics I might use. The very day… Continue reading Patriotic Pyjamas