Monthly Archives: December 2013

Utilitarian Sewing and Non-Utilitarian Lace!

I haven’t had a whole lot of time to sew over the last few days, but I did manage to make a forgotten top much more wearable.  It’s one I made a year ago or so from Jalie 2005, the … Continue reading

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E-Reader Cover Complete

I LOVE IT!  This was Kwik Sew 3924.  The full review is here: Next up is the Valentine for my sister.  It’s going to be fun b/c I’m dyeing her lace!

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The Furry Vest

I made another furry vest today, except this one is in black! The pattern review is located here:  I haven’t uploaded the black one yet. For this version, the only difference is that I left off the pockets and … Continue reading

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The Valentine Slip–Complete!

Pics first:   I’m so happy with this one!  The color is gorgeous and the fit is superb!  Here’s a link to the pattern review over at PR. My sister has requested one, so I’m going to try to … Continue reading

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The Valentine Slip

Is back in progress!!  I finished the straps and the front tonight.  No photos yet, but here’s the fabric its free state. I did the straps first because I hate to get to the end and have to fiddle with … Continue reading

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What Happens When You Sew Over Pins

This is the first time I’ve ever had a pin bend like this!!! But, that does mean that I’ve been sewing!!!  I have the PJ pants almost done.  I just need to hem them and make the drawstring!!  It was … Continue reading

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The Only Sewing I’ve Done Lately…

Oh wait!  That’s not even sewing!  Yup, all I’ve done so far is cut these out.  This is the pair of PJj pants for my husband, Kevin.  I’m using Butterick 5153, a pattern I’ve used for him a few times … Continue reading

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The Valentine Slip – Test Complete!

I’m so pleased with this one!!!  After much internal debate this morning, I decided to stick with the multi because it was cut, and because I didn’t have quite enough black tricot here to use.  It just didn’t make sense … Continue reading

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The Valentine Slip

Tonight I finished tracing off the Valentine slip and I cut the pieces out. Here’s a link to the pattern.  I’m making view A. I’m currently debating my fabric choice…I will be making two of these and they’ll be … Continue reading

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The Elusive Burda Magazine… December 2009

After finding all the details on the Burda jacket I want, I can’t find the magazine!  I submitted a classified to PR, and I hope someone comes through for me.  There’s a coat in a later issue of burda that … Continue reading

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