Fabric & Yarn Shopping in Glasgow
Friday, 21 July 2017
Vogue Jumpsuit for Cocktail Hour #sipandsew
After taking part in the Sewalong for The Eve Appeal last year, I was delighted to be asked to participate in this year's Cocktail Hour...
Thursday, 29 June 2017
The 7 Stages of Knitting a Cardigan...
...OK, specifically the 7 stages of knitting this cardigan: 1. Excitement Love the yarn (WYS Aire Valley DK in Blueberry Bonbon from Qu...
Friday, 9 June 2017
Using a Jalie Pattern
During the 7 years that I've been sewing, I've used a few different types of patterns: contemporary Big 4, vintage Big 4 and vari...
Tuesday, 6 June 2017
Finished: Jalie Cora Running Tights for Spoonflower British Blog Hop
I took up running last year and am pleased that I have continued to enjoy it. From the start, I was interested in sewing something to wear w...
Tuesday, 16 May 2017
Finished: Super Comfy 1990s Trousers
It must be about a decade since I have worn trousers that aren't either jeans, pyjama trousers or jogging bottoms for an exercise clas...
Monday, 8 May 2017
Let's talk about EASE
My favourite type of patterns to sew from are vintage patterns from the major pattern companies - Simplicity, New Look, McCalls etc. While s...
Monday, 1 May 2017
Finished: Light Denim Roberts Dress
So I made a second version of the Marilla Walker Roberts dungaree dress (first here ), this time in a lighter denim. Like last time I used...
Monday, 24 April 2017
Finished: Rainbow Crochet Blanket
This blanket was a great scrap buster. It is made from Double Knitting wool, all of which was left over from other projects, except the da...
Friday, 14 April 2017
Finished: £1.50 1980s Disco Dress
Thanks to everyone who commented about my last posts on my Melilot blouse, whether on here or on Instagram. I am going to try another mus...
Friday, 7 April 2017
Melilot Blouse v.2 & Fit adjustments: Help!
Thanks for your comments on my last post about this pattern. Now for round 2: As mentioned in my previous post my plan was to crack the f...
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