Just in to say a quick Hi! and show you what I have been working on. Does anyone remember my pattern drafting attempt from a few years ago? I have been revisiting it and drafting some bras. This is a muslin for my first attempt at a basic block for a soft bra. I also … More hi
Obviously I do… I was debating writing about this, but I figure I should write about failures as well as successes, right? OK, so since last week I have been obsessed about sewing underwear and bras! I know, crazy! But it seems that everybody is trying and there are so many lovely, gorgeous handmade bras … More Do I really want to share this with you?
First pillow to be gifted this Christmas is finished. I had this piece of dupioni silk for a long time, I picked it up at a sale somewhere. It was finished all around – serged, so it might have been one of those decorator fabric samples…. who knows. It was big enough to fussy-cut the … More Dupioni Silk Pillow finished
I sat and I sat, thinking what should I name this little quilt. And nothing came to mind. So it’s Baby Quilt #1 (it will soon be clear why #1, hold on). It was inspired by this Low Volume Quilt from Red Pepper Quilts. Rita always had the most beautiful fabrics so this quilt doesn’t … More Baby Quilt #1 – finished plus a short review of the new sewing machine
Challenge 14 finished. A loosely (but not quite big shirt big) fitting long sleeved shirt. Drafting details here.
I finished Challenge 13 at flekka-challenge: knee high, slightly flared skirt with no darts in the front. I drafted from a basic straight skirt pattern. You can read all about it here.
Two new projects are in the works… This one uses the same method as the Tolva quilt, but only thee “colors”, all linen. Love the look of linen, not so much working with it in a quilt. This one is for my son. I had the fabrics for a while but I wasn’t sure about … More Two new projects
I think this is the first quilt that I photographed right after it came out of the dryer.I am glad that I decided to finish it – I really like how it came out! And my kids already wanted to cuddle up with it. Nice. I quilted this one pretty densely, free motion, your basic … More Tolva quilt – finished!!!
Do you remember this quilt I finished recently? I just learned from a commenter to my post that the striped block is called the Bright Hopes block. Well, if I had know that, it would have been much easier. I saw a vintage Vera shawl with this design, and then tried to figure out how … More dash-dot quilt block tutorial
Sometimes I forget to tell you here when I finish my project over at flekka-challenge. Since the last one, I made two: Editt top and Marina top. Go on over to flekka challenge for more pictures and step-by-step instructions.