Last but one of my 2018 makes… Simplicity 8177 Mimi G wardrobe pattern [again], a second version of the long coat, this time in purple ponte, sleeveless [because I didn’t have enough lol] I also had to piece the front facing and generally fussy cut this one. Minimal fabric waste makes me happy! 50-50 sewn … Continue reading Mimi Mi Mimi Mi!
My latest exploits in cutting things out in bulk: Style Arc ‘Nina’ cardigan, teal ponte [tried and tested] This pattern, different fabric Style Arc ‘Maise’ dress, teal ponte top, purple/teal African cotton print skirt [tried and tested] Simplicity 8177 ‘Mimi G’ long waistcoat, sleeveless this time, purple ponte [tried and tested] This pattern, different fabric … Continue reading Cut to the Chase
Left in the Box-of-Abandonment [Not yet consigned to the Crate of Shame, but who knows what will trasnpire?]… The Bombshell swimsuit which is ALMOST good but needs tweaking. But who needs a swimsuit in November? Not this Fairy. Style Arc Daisy trousers in black linen: too wide, weird pockets. the fabric is worth saving though, … Continue reading Making plans…
Mimi G wardrobe pattern- #1: T shirt in purple knit Simple, loose fitting, V neck. This is actually the 2nd version. The first in a khaki green knit remnant form the Jersey Lady in Birmingham market, apparently originally River Island, was a bit of a mess on the neckband, and in any case, the missus … Continue reading Mimi-ME!
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
The marking is DONE for another year, the holidays can begin! I’ve had two days in my new workplace, and it’s going to be GREAT I just know it…they actually have a staff well-being programme! Blimey! So tomorrow I will be getting on with some sewing, snoozing, and getting the maths out of my brain … Continue reading FINALLY!