Now I know you’re wondering “what did Rachel buy on her fabric shopping weekend?”… Apart from the obvious answer, which is far too much, I think its a pretty good assortment of fabric to tide me over for a while. First off from Tessuti; some melony pink linen and a matching lining for a jacket.… Continue reading Melbourne fabric haul
I have had this pattern Vogue 2863 hanging around for a while, not sure where I got it from. I wanted to make a simple straight skirt and felt quite a plain pattern was necessary as the print is quite detailed. The fabric is a stretch sateen from Spotlight, the print resembles a finger print.… Continue reading Vogue 2863
I fell in love with Leith’s skirt a while back. In true sewing stalker fashion I remembered the name of the shop she mentioned in her post, and about it a month ago when Dan and I were in Melbourne I had to stop in at Rathdowne fabrics fabrics. Rathdowne was fantastic and to my… Continue reading Simplicity 2343
So I haven’t blogged for a while, around 8 months. I probably haven’t been sewing as much as I would have liked in this period, but I am back into it in a big way. Trouble is I find I don’t have many to share my sewing exploits with. As always there is Christy, and… Continue reading Butterick 5564
Or Why cats should be supervised around sewing? Or even Why messy people shouldn’t leave pattern pieces on the floor?
Hi there, You might wonder about the strange title of this post. It relates to the number of mid way through sewing projects I am currently working on. The Cynthia Rowley yoked dress is hopefully going to be ready tomorrow for our weekend away. I am making it out at of a coral colored cotton… Continue reading Muslining and Craft overactivity
This weekend has been just lovely, yesterday I bounced out of bed and off to the Saturday craft session of Sew It Together. I really wasn’t sure what to expect having not gone last year. It was so much fun. It was lovely placing a face (or rather a voice) to a name meeting some… Continue reading Sew It Together 2011