Inspired by one of my muses, Sonja of Ginger Makes, I decided to make a shirt for my husband. He got lit up about the idea – even chose a piece of fabric from my stash. So there was no backing out. (I hope you don’t mind that I copied your terminology, Ginger, but it’s just perfect. … More Dude sewing: Vogue 8800
The challenge from Handmade Jane was, for one week, to wear one pattern (OWOP!). Anyone who’s followed me at all won’t be surprised to see what I wore… It’s New Look #6723. I don’t need to tell you I love this pattern! Here’s why: 1. It’s easy to fit. The princess-seamed bodice gives you six ways to … More OWOP: a fit and flair in cotton, seven days a week!
OK I’m obsessed with Vlisco. Here’s another fluffy dress from some more AHmazing fabric! A happy dress with wind-up toy birds, nestled in leafy branches and framed in 3D zigs and zags! What’s not to love?! There’s not much more to say… it’s just another New Look 6723 (which, I honestly can’t tell apart from … More All wound up!
Roger and I love browsing antique/junk shops. And we love to repurpose things in fun ways. Since as sewers we all have so much STUFF to store, I thought I’d share how we’ve reorganized my sewing space, by adding MORE junk to it! I had these spool racks hanging in my laundry room because really they … More Sewing junk, suitable for framing