What a Big Pouffe

Just over a year ago, Heather Lou of Closet Case Files published her wonderful scrap-busting pouffe project I immediately decided this was to be an essential make…and then stalled.  I printed off the pattern TWICE and lost it, saved scraps religiously ALL YEAR [a huge bin bag full] and still nearly didn’t get it done … Continue reading What a Big Pouffe

Da Bomb

…or maybe not lol Bombshell swimsuit, Closet Case Files, in bright blue swimwear lycra, powermesh lining. I attempted a swimsuit a while back, the ‘Alison’ as I recall, which was getting great reviews…but it was HORRIBLE.  So bad I never finished it, and was greatly relieved that the fabric was one of my rare online … Continue reading Da Bomb

Bulletin!

Several posts are in preparation, and my blogging is becoming ever more erratic, so I thought I’d do a quick post, just to touch base. The red cashmere coat is underway [well, I spent some time prepping the pattern, doing a tissue fit and an FBA.  Then I decided I didn’t like the boring one … Continue reading Bulletin!

The Final Cut

More cutting out- even I’m getting bored now! Closet Case Files ‘Bombshell’ swimsuit in bright blue lycra left over from Dawn’s unitard [not yet blogged].  Super-stretchy stuff is so hard to judge!  I’m hoping this will be true to size.  I’ve cut  along three different pattern lines to sort out my hips bust and waist, … Continue reading The Final Cut