For The Boys · My Creations · Stitching · Trousers

WIP Wednesday – Simplicity 4760

 My plan is to make four items of clothing for myself for every item I make for the boys, so currently on my sewing table is Simplicity 4760 (version C). My carpet bag technically doesn’t count, so I’ve really only made three items (two tops and a dress), but I resisted the temptation to make the… Continue reading WIP Wednesday – Simplicity 4760

Accessories · My Creations · Stitching

Ms Poppins’ Bag In The Making

Weeks ago when I was off work recovering from dental surgery, all I did (pretty much, except undergoing retail therapy 😉) was binge watch Craftsy classes; and I must have watched about a dozen. Of all I watched, the bag making classes piqued my interest immediately. So last week, I set about making the carpet… Continue reading Ms Poppins’ Bag In The Making

Dresses and Tops · My Creations · Stitching

FO Friday – Addison, Lulu & A Cord

These past weeks have been more productive than usual. Not only did I start and finish my third Sew Over It (SOI) Lulu top at a sitting , but I also finished other sewing projects that had been languishing on my sewing table. First up is Colette patterns' Addison tank top; a loose, simple top… Continue reading FO Friday – Addison, Lulu & A Cord

My Creations · Shirts · Stitching · The Boys

The Many Looks of NEWLOOK 6232

Even though I have a lot of patterns, once I find one I like, I tend to want to make it over and over. That’s why I’ve made this pattern four times already, and have more planned. The first picture is the first shirt I made from this pattern, and my first ever formal shirt.… Continue reading The Many Looks of NEWLOOK 6232