aka Dogging aka Doin’ it Doggy Style …but I thought that I might suffer from inept googling lol Pedigrees Royal ‘Scribble’ pattern, from Lisa Pay. Fabric, nose, eyes and other fixings from Mohair Bear Making Supplies. Cost just under twenty squid BUT there’s enough fur for at least one more if I want to use … Continue reading Dogged Determination
[Moody Blues- a Brummie band, did you know?] Anyway, not white satin, but ivory silk satin, very fine, very slippery, very lovely. The pattern is another Style Arc Victoria blouse, slightly shortened – this time at the cutting out stage! The fabric is very fine, so the whole thing, bar the sleeves, is cut double … Continue reading Nights in White Satin
SWAP #9? Maybe #10? Is it? Another New Look 6735 t-shirt in pink/blue stripe premium cotton/lycra from Frumble fabrics. Pink! Me! Who’da thunk? Well the inspiration colour palette does contain some pinky shades, [see above] I was itching to buy some more of this premium jersey, the other colours ways were pretty meh, and hey, … Continue reading In the pink!
Geodesic sweatshirt, Blueprints for Sewing, multiple offcuts in ponte/ WAY TOO LONG remember? *shudders* I hate unpicking. Really hate it. Knit unpicking is the WORST. Ah well. I stuck a talking book on and got to it. The bottom row of triangles came off fairly easily, making a huge pile of thread snippets, then I … Continue reading Pick up the Pieces- Geodesic Sweater revisited
You know how I mentioned that I volunteered to make costumes for the school production of ‘Wizard of Oz’? Well I heard a suggestion that they were planning a papier mache version of Toto. My reaction? HELL NO So, I did some googling. The first thing I came up with was this free pattern from … Continue reading A Bit Too Fur
McCall’s 6436 ‘seventies style’ shirt, 100% cotton ‘Northern Lights’ print from Frumble Fabrics in rich green and blue. This time I remembered to cut the shirt about 3″ shorter [just as well, as I JUST squeezed it out of the yardage], and cut out the two piece sleeves as one-piece, using the lovely tower … Continue reading One, Two, Tree Shirt…SWAP 2019
SWAP #7: Fractal dress/top from Alabama Chanin Made in offcuts of ponte in purples and blue, including rib texture and velvet. I spent AGES plotting how to cut the fractal top as after getting the gazillion triangles for the geodesic I’d dramatically reduced the size of my remnants. I didn’t want to end up with … Continue reading Another Piece of My Heart-Fractal Sweater