Another outfit for my darling girl. This is the Oliver and S swingset tunic top, and puppet show shorts. Both fabrics are from Spotlight. The floral is a cotton lawn and the shorts are cotton voile with a fairly bubbly texture. I added the floral bow to the shorts for an extra detail, floral bow to… Continue reading Another play suit for Alice
A Oliver and S play suit for Miss Alice, I find shorts and tops much easier during the crawling stage. The top is the butterfly blouse with the ruffle sleeves, the bottoms are the Puppet show shorts. Though Alice was 9 months when I made this I made her the 12-18 months size. As she is quite a big long baby and has broad shoulders. It fits perfectly. The fabric is divine Liberty Wiltshire purchased from the strawberry thief .
to sew Stretch…. I have been thinking about it for a while but after a pep talk from Christy, and reading Liesl’s comments about sewing with stretch fabrics I am feeling inspired. I picked up New Look 6782 and some plain black interlock from Spotlight yesterday, and this weekend I am going to tackle the… Continue reading Plans
I also finished this top on the weekend. yes I know its another print. I am capable of sewing with solids, its kind of a fluke doing three prints in a row. The pattern used was McCalls 5977 without the ruffle. This was my wearable muslin. This pattern has quite a lot of ease. I… Continue reading The third print in a row
Well my Burda 131 denim skirt was coming along nicely, the invisible zip is , well invisible. and the waistband is looking fantastic and so it was with much excitement that I tried it on at 10.30pm last night… And it was too big. Because of the construction method in the instructions (and I am… Continue reading Sewing progress and Doh moments!
As I mentioned yesterday I have been thinking loads about spring wardrobe sewing. I haven’t sewed clothes for ages and I am bursting to get my overlocker out. I have been stockpiling some fabric for a while. Cotton poplin from Spotlight, probably for this dress Butterick 5211 (view B the purple one) a very simple dress… Continue reading Spring Wardrobe Sewing
I ran out of tags for my softies the other day. Because I sell my craft, I priotitise paid work when sometimes I’m itching to make something else. So needless to say I wasn’t too disappointed to run out of tags. I made some cushions for the loungeroom rearranged some pictures made a cushion for the bedroom… Continue reading My creative space