Monthly Archives: August 2013

Moss Skirt – draft 1

So I was going to try making my own pattern similar to the Moss Skirt by Grainline studio but changed my mind and just bought it. I made a super quick and basic version out of an old bed sheet … Continue reading

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Gathered neckline top

This top has had several refashions now. I originally made it with 3/4 length sleeves gathered at the shoulder and hem. But I did something whack when I made the pattern and the armhole was just too big or something. … Continue reading

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Vintage pattern finds

I might make this one as a top. Seeing as it is 80s I will probably have to reduce it by about 2 sizes. I know that loose tops are in fashion but they just don’t suit me so I … Continue reading

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Slippers

  I finally got around to replacing my summer house slippers. My old ones were from a hotel. I pulled them apart so I could re-use the soles (as I’ve no idea where I would get new soles from) and … Continue reading

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Navy skirt

  In continuing the quest for some basic skirts I made this one on the weekend. It turned out to be a source of angst. I accidentally made it too small and had to let out both side seams after … Continue reading

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Black waist-high skirt

Part of what motivates me to sew is gorgeous, bright fabrics which, for me, usually means tops and blouses. Just recently I’ve discovered that this has come at the expense of getting some basic skirts done. So I temporarily abandoned … Continue reading

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Summer top/blouse

Here is my latest completed project. You may recognise the fabric from my recent fabric shopping spree.  It is a lovely cotton lawn but doesn’t quite have as much drape as the first time I made this pattern so it hangs … Continue reading

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