Monthly Archives: August 2012

The not-so Blank Canvas Tee

Steph at 3 Hours Past the Edge is a brilliant blogger, posting interesting, thought-provoking posts, she’s also extremely helpful when it comes to demystifying sewing techniques and patterns. I wont mention the Cake, but I know I’m not the only one looking forward to it. I will mention Cake, as she’s very close to printing the […]

The Red Shorts

When I titled this post ‘The Red Shorts, all I could think of was Kate Bush. That’s not to say that these shorts are affiliated with Kate Bush, sadly. I’ll start by saying I’m not a shorts wearer. I’ve only owned a pair of sweatshirt-style shorts for running in, bar childhood hand-me-downs. I’ve wanted a […]

Mystery dress – McCall’s 2401

Despite my sensible plans for the next few projects, I have ended up sewing anomalies these past couple of months. Enter McCall’s 2401, a pattern with an illustration I find incredibly uninspiring. I made up for it with this off-white mystery fabric. This has been made up from fabric that has loitered in my stash for about […]

Tiny Tank two

This is my second official version of Grainline Studio’s Tiny Pocket Tank (again, minus the tiny pocket). Originally, I had begun making one in a navy mystery fabric in my stash, which was abandoned due to the fabric being quite unsuitable. I only realised after completing most of it. Using up stash fabric is a nice feeling, but I […]