Jeans making has been in my plans since my first sewing life back in the 80s and 90s. I even got as far as buying two jeans patterns but of course, never got around to making them.
Desiginin’ December 2021: Contender Number 2
This second project for Linda’s @nicedressthanksimadeit challenge is based on an image that has travelled from the internet via various phones to Pinterest over the course of nearly a decade. I saw this catwalk look somewhere and it just stuck in my head. The image was old when I first saw it and for a […]
Finally! I made something for my man!
The pattern is very Nineties … It gives me Miami Vice vibes
Halla Coat – Breaking the Pattern
A third of the year has already gone and I have just published my MakeNine for 2019. Although I have made a few items this year already, I’m now embarking on one of the more prominent ones. I don’t really like getting caught up in hype and typically the fact that everyone likes a thing […]
My MakeNine for 2019 before 2019 is over…
It’s nearly the end of February and I haven’t yet declared my #makenine for this year. I’ve been really busy since I went back to work last September, so sewing time has been drastically reduced. I’ve also been trying to cut down my social media addiction by not being on IG and FB so much. […]
My Sewing review of 2018 – Helter Skelter, See Saw, Bumper Cars:
2018 It was up, then it was down, It was fast then it was slow, I was here and I was there. It was a good year overall but the end of 2018 tells me I need to be a little less That Random Madam. I set myself a Make Nine challenge at the end of […]
It’s not all pink and shiny – Diversity, where art thou?
A week or so ago, I caught sight of a post under the Sewcialists banner on diversity, which really got me thinking, the post written by @sewnbrooklyn tackled the subject of the lack of diversity in sewing publications. I was still mulling it over when @thelittlepomegranate upped the ante when she shared her post and […]