Monthly Archives: July 2012

Grainline Goodness – Tiny Pocket Tank

This is my test version of Grainline’s Tiny Pocket Tank. After my Sorbetto fallacy, I was dubious of the reviews, but all of Natty-Jane’s variations convinced me to try this pattern as it seemed to be the versatile workhorse pattern I had been looking for. I would have usually made this up in a woven, but I saw a […]

A Collection of Misfortunes

At work, I am in charge of birthday gifts, including my own. Sounds sad, but realistically is pretty good for me, as I can eliminate my own disappointment. Or so I thought. This year, my gift to me was fabric from Shaukat. Shaukat is amazing, have a look. Self-drafted skirt I got a metre of […]

Butterick 8587 or my inability to use WordPress

This was originally my first post, and I deleted it. I am still trying to get my head around using wordpress, so it was a genuine mistake, but highlights my inability to adapt to new technology. I figured I should reintroduce this dress, as without it, my blog looks sad and lonely. I can sew, honest! […]

Recent Acquisitions and plans

I may have spent time on the internet looking at sewing patterns in the last few weeks. These are now in my possession: This is from the ever-brilliant Miss Betty’s Attic on Etsy. High neckline! Triangular pockets! Three-quarter-length sleeves! I plan to make this up in some bottle green tencel I recently got on eBay (part […]