September 30, 2010

New gray cords. And a new obsession.

Got some better photos today of my new grey cords! These are the same as my beige cords which I reviewed more fully here on my […]
September 28, 2010

SSS day 27. Almost done. And a new shirt!

Befuddled by my Lady Grey muslin and a never-ending stream of cherry tank tops, I took a little time last night and this morning to make […]
September 26, 2010

Lady Grey. How to adjust a super-gaping lapel!

I thought I’d do a post on how I went about adjusting the ginormous gap in the lapel of my Lady Grey. This method isn’t from […]
September 25, 2010

Weekend edition – a House and Garden Post – the new sewing corner!!

The weekend’s back, which means I’m veering from the daily sewing musings to talk about my house. I had intended to post Part II of how […]
September 25, 2010

Self – Stitched September – Days 18 – 24

Catch up time! I’ve been busy putting my new sewing corner in order, so this’ll be a quickie! It occurred to me that I haven’t updated […]
September 23, 2010

Lady Grey. Muslin #2. The Full Bust Adjustment and another muslin.

I’ve finished the Full Bust Adjustment (FBA) on my Lady Grey for the sewalong and made another muslin! While I’m happy with the fit of the […]
September 21, 2010

Lady Grey. Muslin 2. Tissue fitting 1. Well, 1.5.

I am probably going to need to devise some sort of Dewey decimal-system type of organization for posts regarding the Lady Grey!! Here’s a mid-muslin #2 […]
September 21, 2010

How to butcher a pattern, or why it’s important to start out with the correct bust size. Lady Grey, take one.

In the interest of public safety, I’m making myself post these awful photos of my latest butchery. The Lady Grey coat. [chose wrong size, tried to […]
September 19, 2010

Weekend edition – A house and garden post – how to keep your basset hound from sitting on the kitchen table by building a window seat from Ikea Billy shelves

Once again, I am interupting the normal self-stitching and lady grey-ing to bring you a house and garden post. I’ll be back to my regularly scheduled […]
September 16, 2010

Self Stitched September catch up! Days 10-16. And an oddly flattering long sweater. Belted.

I’ve been keeping up my Self-Stitched September photos, posting them to the SSS Flickr pool, and some of them have made their way to my blog […]