All the fixin’s…

…well, a couple! Last time my daughter visited [Christmas], she dumped a bag of mending on me, and you know how I feel about that!  It has sat there, smirking at me, and despite numerous girdings og my loins, [not lions, they bite] I finally got to work.  A bit.  Just a bit. Job number … Continue reading All the fixin’s…

Mindicated

Sorted!  It wasn’t as much work as I’d thought either: I unpicked the zip on one side only, leaving a pin level with the waistband…moved it all down a tad, basted, re-stitched, and tweaked the hemline on one side to match t’other.  A bit of hand sewing to catch down all the facings and do … Continue reading Mindicated

Bottoms Up! #2

Last of the current batch: StyleArc ‘Mindi’ jeans skirt, zip front and zip patch pockets.  Red stretch denim, insides finished in self made bias from Mickey Mouse brushed cotton.  If I tell you that I originally bought this fabric from a market stall to make something for my son when he was about 2. [and … Continue reading Bottoms Up! #2