July 13, 2011

Add a yoga style waistband to a woven skirt

Greetings giant soft-shelled turtles. I know you think you’re cool, spending most of your life buried in sand and all, but I think you’re sorta lazy. […]
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 […]
April 1, 2011

The March Dress… Vogue 1027

Evening kittens! I’m reeling from an overdose of Flickr and Pattern Review. I realized the other day that if I just finished one more skirt, I […]
March 17, 2011

Jeans and a t-shirt. A classic combo. Vogue 1034 & New Look 6735

Greetings sea turtles! I finally got around to taking pictures of my recently-made jeans and I’m starting my seasonal binge of utilitarian sewing and have a […]
March 9, 2011

Inadvertent equestrian-wear… Vogue 1034

Evening fillies! Spurred on by the Me-Made-March need for regular, every day clothes as well as Tanit-Isis’ recent denim do’s and don’ts post I decided to […]
November 24, 2010

Better late than never… a Mondo tribute outfit.

So folkses. I’ve actually had this sweater in my possession (unhemmed, of course) since a few days after the terrible event that I still can’t talk […]
November 7, 2010

Jenny’s weird cousin, Bertha.

Anyone who avidly reads my blog posts and sporadic comments on other blogs will know that I have a reluctance to assemble my Burda Jenny pattern […]
November 2, 2010

Silk and toile and twirling. A new dress.

Happy first of November! Happy NaNoWriMO! Who’s doing it? C’mon, everyone ‘fess up. I’m doing it. Are you? I have 1,681 words done. That puts me […]
September 13, 2010

Self-Stitched September Day 13 – another semi-sewing-flop upgraded

As many others are commenting, Self-Stitched September is certainly helping me get through my to-do pile. For my Day 13 outfit, I pulled Vogue 2903 out […]
September 13, 2010

Sewing ‘miss’ to sewing ‘hit’ – refashioning a too long, too large jacket

The very first project I ever sewed is a very cool jacket (Vogue 8623). While I love the jacket, the cool white fabric, the enormous collar, the […]