I have now moved on to my next fall project. A circle skirt. I have found several different ways to make these, but I did download a calculator from Patty the Snugbug’s blog. The tutorial on her site can be found here. So this is my inpsiration for the skirt (the bottom left) as well as a swatch of the fabric. Today is step one. to … Continue reading Circle Skirts
So I have been reading several of my favorite blogs and a few of them have mentioned joining the Fall Palette Challenge posted by Sarai from Colette Patterns. I decided it would be a great way for me to stash bust my heavier fabrics( and some lighter ones) so I am taking on this challenge with a few changes. I will not be following the 8 week … Continue reading Fall and Winter Palette
Absolutely!! Lots of it. It is Labor day and I am laboring over this cape that I am still working on. I have now finished the interlining only to discover that I have sewn the back and side pieces together incorrectly. The two front pieces show the pattern on the right side and the back… well… was not! It seems at though I have followed suit … Continue reading Frustration?…
Hello Sweeties, I am sorry that I have not been around much lately. I have had a little trouble getting into a solid routine. I am still trying to work my etsy store while working a full-time job and volunteering at church and still find time to sew for myself. Anyway, I made some progress on the cape despite the problems I had with it. Things were … Continue reading Cape progress..
I have been wanting to make a cape since I was in high school. Granted at that time I wanted one that was long, hooded and would have probably marked as a Goth or Witch, but now my view is much more fashionable. The pattern uses wat this one by Thunderlily. It is called The Road Cape and is free to Burda Style members. Although I like … Continue reading Fall Project #1- The Cape
Hello happy saps ( Idk where that came from..just felt right), I know that you have been wondering what has happened to the almighty UFO skirt that I was making. I did finish it, however between the time at which I started construction on the pattern and now..it seems as though I have gained a few pounds. Ok ten to be…lying.. more like fifteen pounds. I … Continue reading The UFO Skirt and preparing for other projects.
Well this week has definitely been busy. I did get one item finished though. My refashioned dress that I bought from Goodwill. I attempted to dye it again to see if it would get darker. It did but then so did my finger!. Yep I removed my gloves to find that one of my fingers had been dyed BLACK. I’m sorry that there aren’t any … Continue reading One down….