hello! today, i have something cute (in my unbiased opinion!) to share with you, my coco! i bought my fabric from minerva crafts, they sent fantastic email updates (and tweets!) and the fabric was here within a couple of days of ordering it. in all honesty, the green looks like a much brighter green on the website, but i still like it. bit more autumnal that i anticipated.
hey everyone! i actually have a real garment post to share with you after like a month of not finishing anything! my sewing machine has been out of action because it keeps shredding the top thread. i’m not sure why. after some help on instagram, it’s been suggested there might be a problem with the bobbin. i’ve made sure a million times that everything is
oh internet, I’m full of woe. my sewing machine is broken 🙁 it keeps shredding the top thread, then because it’s shredding it, the thread keeps snapping! I can see some thread wrapped round a part inside, took off some of the casing (as much as I dared!) and got some out but there is still a fair bit stuck, I don’t even know how it got trapped there. now
hi everyone! after my success of the first moneta i made the other day, i thought i would make another one! it’s the first pattern i’ve done that with so far. probably because it’s so quick to make! this time i chose a lighter knit fabric from ebay. the quality isn’t wonderful, but what did i expect for 3 metres for £11 eh. my thread was cheap too.
on friday, i went to a blouse making day at guthrie and ghani, the lovely sewing shop ran by lauren from series one of the sewing bee. it’s in moseley which is the cutest area, and the shop is so lovely. the workshop area is a really bright spacious place. there were 6 of us on the course, and the small number of people meant lauren was on hand whenever
bonjour everyone! i’ve been quite for a couple of weeks, my hayfever is killing me and after 8 hours struggling at work i just don’t feel like doing much when i get home. however, after seeing all the pretty moneta dresses popping up every where, i needed to make one for myself. here it is! i got the fabric from calico laine, i
this is a new experience for me – I finished these in about 3 hours, and I didn’t make any mistakes! I actually didn’t use my seam ripper! I’m overly delighted I actually read the instructions properly haha. I’m not sure the fabric is drapey enough for the culottes, but that said I didn’t pre wash the fabric (I KNOW UGH) so they might slack off a bit after a
well this dress has been a couple of weeks in the making… i planned to finish it across a saturday and sunday, but then i got shall we say, rather inebriated two weekends in a row and just didn’t have any sewing energy left in me on the sundays! i bought the fabric for this while i was in london a couple of weeks ago.