You lovely folks told me I should make Butterick 9975 in March, so I’m plugging away at it. I started out with a 34″ bust pattern which should be about 3″ too small around for me but thanks to the generous ease that … Continue reading
It was clear from the very beginning which wool would win for March. Out of 56 votes, the Butterick shirtwaist dress took 53.57% of the vote with 30 individual voices saying “Make it! Make it!” How could I resist? However, … Continue reading
(Try to say that title three times fast!) It’s a double post bonus day, friends, because I’m a lazy busy blogger and just realized I haven’t gotten around to posting this yet! The Monthly Stitch March Challenge is Miss Bossy … Continue reading
Look! It’s Little Red Riding Hood! Oh, no, wait. That’s me in my new cape for The Monthly Stitch’s January challenge: New Year, New Skill. I finally made the cape that I bought fabric for at the Sewing Expo in … Continue reading
Let the creepy internet stalking begin. I’ve posted pics of myself in a bikini. But not just any bikini, my super awesome handmade custom designed bikini! You’ll have to pardon all my poorly lit photos. I was not about to … Continue reading
Thanks to the giveaway I now have 41 followers! Hurray! I wrote each giveaway commenter’s name on a slip of paper and put them all in our giant dress up circus hat. I had my kids draw the three winners. … Continue reading
I present to you The Monthly Stitch’s Frocktober challenge. The challenge was left a little open ended without a true definition of “frock” but when I hear “frock” I think fancy party dress. This pattern, Advance 7973 from the 1950’s has … Continue reading
I said that I would host a little giveaway when I reached 25 followers. I missed that somehow and now I have 28. First, thank you for caring enough to hear what I have to say about sewing and knitting … Continue reading
Just dropping in to let you know I’ve been a busy bee in the pattern shop. There are now over 600 items listed! That means that there are now more patterns listed than unlisted in my house. Hurray!
Take a look at some of the new beauties up for grabs. Like this one:
Jump on over to Etsy and drool even if you can’t buy.
Ta-da! I turned the Sewaholic Thurlow Trousers into a button-down pencil skirt! I adore the fit and construction of the waistband and front pockets on the Thurlows so I decided to borrow them to make a pencil skirt. I’m not … Continue reading