Monthly Archives: January 2013

Keeping up with the Joneses

Whilst I read a lot of sewing blogs and feel inspired by what everyone is making, it is rare that I seem to make the same thing within the same time period. Having seen lots and lots of Thurlow trousers I finally decided to give them a try. I’m not a previous fan of Sewaholic […]

Cutting Class

Tiramisu sewalong:1    Me:0 Verdict: Could do better. Don’t get me wrong, it’s a great pattern and I kind of love Steph C, I just messed it up. Lots of life issues have me tired and irritable and whilst I do really want to sew, I just don’t think new things are working for me right […]

Polka pjs

These little guys were made pre-overlocker, but I just haven’t had a chance up until now to photograph them. Not that there’s much to see here. I used Grainline’s Tiny Pocket Tank and Burda’s Jane pyjama set for the shorts. They are both patterns for woven fabrics, but I wanted to use up the remainder […]

Merino maxi

Now my coat has been finished, I am free to sew a number of garments that have been forming in my mind these last few weeks. First on my list was a maxi dress made from this merino wool jersey I picked up a while ago. It’s a really pleasing plummy burgundy colour, and feels […]