It finally happened … I actually didn’t planned it in advance, but when you score a piece of Liberty larger than expected, your sewing priorities change a bit, right? The Liberty piece (Edenham print) is (was) almost 2 meters length and while I knew it would make a lovely blouse/dress for my girl, I was itching to… Continue reading Selfish sewing (yes, for me!)
Back in July, Linda, from The Merry Church Mouse, contacted me to see if I was interested in reviewing her Estherlyn’s Jumper pattern. I have to admit that my agenda was a bit of a mess at that time (pattern testings were going on and a few other projects were already planned and needed to… Continue reading The end of summer (sewing)
I actually don’t need too much persuasion for sewing/testing a new pattern, so when Ashley and Emily contacted me a couple of months ago with an invitation for the September Showcase (over at Frances Suzanne), it didn’t took me much to say “yes”! In case you haven’t heard about it (seriously?), the September Showcase features rising indie… Continue reading Busy Lizzy Top: September Showcase
Tell me this also happens to you: You got yourself a new pattern but you don’t have a clue on how to start it. Every single piece of fabric in your stash just doesn’t seem right for it and even after seeing some great versions from other persons, you still can’t make it happen! This… Continue reading A peasant-style tiered dress anyone ?
As mentioned in a previous post, we still have a few weeks before the kids go back to school but summer sewing is officially over by now. Therefore, and before fall settles in, I’ll be showing a few of my latest summer projects. This summer, and as per my girl’s requests, a couple of sundresses were… Continue reading Easy summer sewing 🙂
The lovely Emily and Ashley at Frances Suzanne have done it again 🙂 Together with an amazing selection of 10 designers (and several very talented bloggers, if I might say so) they have just released their latest sewing challenge: the Flip this Pattern September Showcase 🙂 I’ll be participating with a Flip for the Busy Lizzy… Continue reading Flip this Pattern September Showcase
I didn’t planned a blog hiatus, but when planning our holiday road trip, we missed to check for proper internet connection along the way. We’re back now and despite having spend (almost) one month without my beloved sewing machine, I can’t seem to get my inspiration back 😦 Summer is officially over around here, as school is starting… Continue reading Off-sewing