March 3, 2014

What’s underway: fitting, knitting and stringy quilting…

Hello there jackalopes!! Regardless of where any of ya’ll may reside, I feel fairly safe in saying I hope you’re nice and toasty today. Since, based […]
July 26, 2011

A mixed Macaron. Fitting, part 1.

Morning bunnies! My, you are a proliferate lot, aren’t you. Could you please stop hopping around and driving my poor hound crazy? One day she actually will […]
April 8, 2011

Ruffletastic or frilly trainwreck? Muslin of the Anna Sui shirt (Vogue 2850)

Greeting tree dwelling octopuses! Tonight’s post is brought to you by an old Ikea curtain; torn down and forgotten when newer, thicker curtains came to live […]
February 5, 2011

The February dress…McCalls 5094. The dress of a thousand muslins.

Good day cats and kittens. It’s currently 54 degrees in my house (give or take 20 degrees) and Lucy the stenchhound is earning her keep as […]
January 28, 2011

Simplicity 2601. An FBA on a gathered bust, doing the pivot and slide and is checkiness a word?

Hello kittens! I can’t remember if I’ve mentioned this… but a week or two ago I bought a lovely (funky? kindergarten child-like?) piece of green 21-wale […]
January 7, 2011

Finally… Parfait completed, modeled, left in a heap in the sewing room…

Not really a heap. Just going to for the shock factor. Good news for Snug Bug readers… I treated myself to a tripod that works… although […]
December 16, 2010

The Colette Parfait, a muslin.

Hey! Remember this post? The one with the giant orange and pink striped turtleneck and a yet-to-be made dress to go over it by my recent […]
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 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 […]