Tag Archives: basics

PJs and Me-Made-May days 1-7

Part of my Me-Made-May thinking this year is to attempt to fix a lot of clothing I already have. UFOs if you will. I started doing this last year and even started writing a blog post on it, but then I moved and got too busy to continue. I’m also trying to address ‘holes’ in […]

Spotted Scout

My main project at the moment is my 1960s coat which is nearing completion, however I needed a break from it and fancied the gratification that comes from finishing a project. Rather than start anything new I turned to my bag of lay aways, or UFOs as sewing blog world likes to call them. I […]

A Pencil skirt

I’ve been absent, sewing a jacket and having a personal crisis. I’ve almost finished the jacket (just in time for coat weather!) and will post it soon. The personal crisis is ongoing. This project was a distraction, intended to be a quick pick-me-up for my morale, sewing and otherwise. A while ago, I decided to step into […]

The Silken Scout

I totally have a crush. On a pattern line. After my success with the Tiny Pocket Tank and the Maritime shorts, I just had to have the Scout woven t-shirt pattern. I made it from some dark pink silk in my stash. It’s quite matt, and really quite lovely to work with, not at all […]

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 […]