This year I seem to have regained some of my sewing mojo! I have felt wholly unmotivated for the longest time and it has taken a while for me to get back to myself. Last year saw me do very little with my sewing machine and it was kind of depressing. I couldn’t seem to… Continue reading My Sewing Mojo
I started this year with the best of intentions, I was going to watch less tv and instead I was going to blog more, make more and be generally more productive. Clearly I haven't been doing as well as I would have liked to! I decided to put my clothes sewing on hold for a… Continue reading The Best Laid Plans
Ever since I started to learn to sew I've wanted to sew my own clothes. I've managed to successfully make a couple of things but I'm not confident in my clothes sewing skills despite being reasonably confident on my sewing machine. This year I am determined to expand my me made wardrobe and to expand… Continue reading Sewing Goals
For most of 2015 I was a bad blogger. I had so little brain power that managing to get crafty was a trial, writing about it was impossible! This year I'm determined to be different! I've realised that the biggest thing holding me back is the dreaded goggle box so this year I'm going on… Continue reading Sewing Softies
Having a nosey on Pinterest the other night I came across triangle pouches! This was a total revelation to me, they are super cute and not too much different in construction to the wee zipper pouches I had made before. With help from this tutorial from Crafty Gemini I put together this cute pouch. I… Continue reading Triangle Pouch!
So it's been a while! My brain has been on a go slow recently and I just haven't been able to concentrate to blog, which is the pits. Anyway I haven't been wholly stagnant! Since I last posted I've managed to cobble together my first ever frame purse with the help of a tutorial by… Continue reading Time out but not time off!
After my marvellous success with the beautifully fitting Jade Skirt I decided that maybe it was time to make a foray into dressmaking. One of the things that has put me off in the past is that I'm a totally bizarre size. I'm not much taller than 5ft but I have long legs for my… Continue reading DIY Dress Form