after hearing all the hype about goldhawk road’s fabric shops, I decided to take a trip to the capital to see what it was all about. I mentioned to my mom (patron saint of sewing help) that I was going to go down, and she decided to come too. I’m glad she did, it was nice to have someone to say “ooo I love this!” to. I wasn’t disappointed! there’s
I’ve finished sewing my archer shirt! I’m so excited! just waiting for my press stud/popper pliars to arrive so I can put my purly poppers on, then it will be completed properly. until then, here is an “in progress” picture. I was attaching a sleeve here!
I had a bit of a rubbish night last night in terms of making things! I’m knitting the robin jumper after seeing it on foursquarewalls. I love the style, it’s just like a ready to wear one I was going to buy last year (but didn’t, it was around £45, too much for knitwear!). I’d knitted the neckline, and done the first stripe, then realised I had gone wrong. the
two posts in the same night, it’s a bit extreme. however, i am SUPER excited about all things sewing, and seeing as no one else I know feels the same passion for sewing as i do, i’m putting it all on the internet as you do. i’ve just been on a bit of an ebay binge. after booking train tickets to go to london in a couple of weeks for
well, i have the best news to share… i have finished the crochet blankets for my cousin. nothing feels better than getting to type that sentence! i have been working on them since december, so you’re probably getting the gist of how fed up i was doing them. so here, the finished products… my parent’s carpet looks like such a
warning – not a dress making post! in december, i saw the christmas edition of the Great British Sewing Bee. Anne (the cutest lady, in the world, ever) made this teddy bear, and i wanted it. however, at £40 i did not want to splurge that much so tried to forget about how lovely he was. then the other day at work, i got a promotion
I’ve just spent £21 in the new look pattern sale, oops! considering all the patterns were half price, I’ve saved SO much money. I’ve bought 6 different ones, some skirts, some dresses and also loungewear (oooo!). the loungewear pattern has been purchased with my boyfriend in mind, he likes to lounge, hehe. can’t wait for them to arrive, I will blog all about them then! and then when I go
hawthorn dress by colette 1) i am happy with this dress 2) i was not happy with myself when i was making it my big problem is fitting; when will i learn to cut the size 8 top and 12 bottom?! i really want to go on a fitting/adjustment type class but i can’t find one available around where i live. anyway, the dress.