Monthly Making

2016 in pictures I make this 45 garments [I thought it would be more, but hey-ho, some were extremely time-consuming] 11 for Dawn, 4 for other family members…and 30 for me.  Ahem.  Selfish sewing alert!  Of that thirty, only 6 items weren’t steampunk or dress-up.  Hilarious! On the extrememly positive side, I don’t think I’ve … Continue reading Monthly Making

Burda 7029 #8: Les boutons, les boutons, hi hi hi, hon hon hon!

The end is nigh.  Sewing down facings, sewing on buttons.  Many buttons.  Many, many buttons.   After I’d sewn the collar facing down, I decided it was too floppy, so I opened it back up, and slipped in a folded, starched piece of silk organza. Better.  Not stiff and uncomfortable, but should hold up nicely. … Continue reading Burda 7029 #8: Les boutons, les boutons, hi hi hi, hon hon hon!