Tag Archives: Sewing

Tank Top Dreams and Gout

I had some great summer sewing plans, but as sometimes  happens life gets in the way. More about that below. Using Pattern Master Boutique, I wanted to perfect the fit of a tank top and also test other tank top … Continue reading

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Vogue 1291 Sandra Betzina’s Todays Fit

Vogue 1291 Sandra Betzina's Todays Fit

These blouses are wonderful

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SuperFantastic Shirt #2

My second Hot Patterns Superfantasic Shirt is now complete. I started the second one in a rayon challis (that feels delicious) and sadly the front was terribly off grain. I managed to get a second piece and salvage the collar, … Continue reading

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Sometimes a Great Notion

No, not the movie. It’s not out on DVD yet. With my new blouse I created using Hot Patterns Superfantastic Shirt, I found two super notions that made my task easier. In addition I will share sources I have found … Continue reading

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True Bias

Although I’ve been sewing for many years, I’ve just completed my first bias skirt.  A medium weight tightly woven cotton print is the fabric.  I did much research on this and found some basics. Most of the advice was to … Continue reading

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Easy Peasy Jammies

I’ve had this pattern for a while and wanted to make it up. It’s very versatile and easy to fit.  I chose a cotton sea gull print and even though in my mind I was making pajamas, I couldn’t help … Continue reading

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Not meant to Sew today.

Most of you know I’m a Bernina girl. My 830E sewing machine is exquisite but I admit I was annoyed with the needle threader only working ‘sometimes’ ::sigh:: Today I was going to sew all day and finish a lounging … Continue reading

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