It’s autumn and the sleeveless tops need to stay in the closet. Fortunately I had the right fabric and pattern in my stash!
This was one of those ‘clear the fabric & pattern stash’ projects. But I wound up with some pants that will be great for casual days. Continue reading “Simplicity 8378 ~ Hacking Pants”
Some sewing tricks that make your life easier are never mentioned in any sewing book. They aren’t necessary expensive or require anything that you don’t already have in your closet. Here is my collection of 10 sewing tricks that I have found very useful: 1. Top-stitching using two threads Top-stitching thread isn’t available in all…
Okay, so I’m a trend monger. I like those sleeves with a bit of flourish. But how are they going to fit inside my winter coat?
Every September the Pattern Review website/sewing land site holds a Sewing Bee contest. Skill be damned, I entered again for the third year.
In May, 2017 I made a shirtdress with this pattern. And in August I pulled out the same pattern and made a tunic. This is a brief follow-up blog on the tunic.
In search of something with trendy sleeves …