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Vogue 8499 – Marcy Tilton trousers

Now I might be a big fan of Marcy’s designs, but I do not recommend this pattern. (Left) This is partly because I prefer Vogue 9193, (Right) which is similar, … Continue reading

April 7, 2020 · Leave a comment

GBSB Japanese style top No. 2

I suppose that this is another example of ‘making a garment from a book that I already own’, The GBSB From Stitch to Style, but that’s not how it came … Continue reading

March 28, 2020 · Leave a comment

Vogue 1689 – Marcy Tilton blouse

Or is it a jacket? I’ve seen it described as both. I think it’s a blouse. I finished it yesterday and almost kept it on for the rest of the … Continue reading

March 25, 2020 · Leave a comment

Sequined jacket

The fabric! I won this fabric in the raffle at SewBrum in either 2016 or 2017! It’s not like me to sit on fabric for up to 3 1/2 years. … Continue reading

March 24, 2020 · Leave a comment

Faux suede jacket

V9246 came free with Love Sewing a while ago. I kept it, thinking that some of the ‘Five Easy Pieces’ might come in useful, and have had my eye on … Continue reading

March 22, 2020 · Leave a comment

Walking gear

Every May, when Me Made May happens, I commit to wearing something ‘me made’ every day unless I am going out walking, as I have sufficient walking gear without making … Continue reading

March 20, 2020 · Leave a comment

Make a garment from a book that you already own!

This challenge is probably over by now and I can’t remember who was running it, so I won’t be winning any prizes, but, I thought it was a good idea, … Continue reading

March 18, 2020 · Leave a comment

Holiday Tunic #so50visible20

I made this, first, because I thought I needed it, and secondly, in response to a challenge set by #sewover50, to use patterns modelled by people who appear to be … Continue reading

March 17, 2020 · Leave a comment

Dulcie dress by SewPony

The first thing to say is that this pattern is free when you sign up to the SewPony newsletter. It took several weeks before I received the pattern, and, be … Continue reading

February 28, 2020 · Leave a comment

ABC fabric

I acquired this fabric at #SewBrum 19 from the fabric swap. Many thanks to whoever brought it along. There were a good couple of metres, and I have been able … Continue reading

February 9, 2020 · Leave a comment