hi friends! it’s been a while. to be honest, i haven’t felt much like sewing, which is pants. i was having some thread snapping problems with my sewing machine again, so i just gave up for a bit. never fear, i’ve still been making things! christmas craft more than anything, which i’ve been posting on instagram. my username is @rach_wain if you want to have
bonjour everyone! today i present to you my favourite example of pattern placement to date; my 3rd moneta! i made this dress last weekend when we went to visit my boyfriend’s grandparents. i’d told his grandma about my overlocker and she asked me to take it with me for a sewing lesson, best ever! it’s safe to say, she now wants an overlocker!
hello everyonnneeee. i’ve had a bit of a frustrating sew-ing less weekend. although i had a lovely day with a few people fabric shopping on saturday, there’s nothing like getting to use the fabric you bought! i was knitting my jumper mostly and it just was NOT as satisfying as sewing, there’s no finishing knitting a jumper in a day. *sad face* i bought this peacock feather
hey everyone! i’ve been nominated by mel at made by melanie to take part in the blog hop – thanks mel! so without further ado… why do you write? i started my blog so i had somewhere to display my makes in an effort to “keep me on track”. i’ve got a habit of getting involved in hobbies and makes then i just forget about them. or
this is a text heavy post, it’s mostly me thinking outloud, so read at your own peril. i’ve been sewing seriously since january. i bought myself a “real” sewing machine, a janome 525s, and haven’t really looked back. i starting sewing things i’d seen on other people’s blogs that i liked. for instance, the colette hawthorne dress; i look at that now and i hate it, it
yesterday, i went to my first ever sewing meet up! charlotte from english girl at home arranged it. i was quite nervous because i didn’t know anyone at the meet up. luckily i’d put the feelers out on instagram and a few people replied, yay! i pottered about with alex, megan and victoria who also didn’t know any body either. yay for being alone! haha. first stop