Otterly Delightful!

Michael Miller Otter print cotton [from Frumble of course], and yet another Jennifer Lauren Afternoon blouse.  Must make one up as a dress I think…. No fuss, no frills, I can knock these up with barely a thought.  I do stitch the front down below the Vs as I find it gapes a little, and … Continue reading Otterly Delightful!

Short Cuts

Hurrah!  I’ve done as much marking as I can stomach [there#s always a bit of bonus marking up for grabs, but I truly don’t have the energy.  Trip-trap into the sewing room, fondling lengths of fabric and making FAST decisions.  Those scissors NEEDED me I tell you! So, a few hours later, I have a … Continue reading Short Cuts

Oh Dear Oh Dear…

Hello possums! Have you missed me?  Did you even notice I haven’t been doing any normal sewing for AGES? Well, I’m in an insane flurry right now, feeling unwell [some horrible stomach bug, I look like I’m pregnant] and marking three A level papers simultaneously.  Bad planning, what can I say? So I decided to … Continue reading Oh Dear Oh Dear…

Afternoon Delight

Another blouse from the Jennifer Lauren ‘Afternoon Blouse’ pattern.  This was whizzed up in an hour or so using more of the delicious shot-aqua silk dupion which used to be a curtain.  I’ve previously made my absolute favourite steampunk top from this fabric, remember it? I was absolutely knackered when I made this, after a … Continue reading Afternoon Delight