SWAP so far- going strong

I’ve been lobbing interim shots of all my SWAP makes so far into an IMGUR folder, and I quite like the way it’s all shaping up so I took a screen grab.  What do you think? I have two pairs of black trousers sitting by, and I want to make another Brenne skirt in that … Continue reading SWAP so far- going strong

De-stash? Hardly…

Good intentions, ah yes, I have those.  The SWAP-based destashing is going well, using up yardage and remnants galore.  SO of course, fate intervenes, despite the abject poverty of January. When lovely kind fellow sewers offer me yardage that they no longer want, it’s hard to refuse- especially when it’s GORGEOUS!  First all these lovely … Continue reading De-stash? Hardly…

More SWAP thoughts

I’ve been thinking of patterns and styles I wear of late, and found some more inspiration pics.  Then I matched up some of the patterns I already have.  I’m not narrowing anything down yet, no rush, as most of these are simple enough makes so I don’t need any kind of major sewing timetable. I … Continue reading More SWAP thoughts

Cut to the Bone

I’ve been cutting again! I’m always saying how much I love cutting out, and I do REALLY love it. While my sewing rate has been low this year, and I’ve completely run out of oomph on the SWAP entry, I’ve still been buying fabric, and still been thinking and making plans. Yesterday I started cutting … Continue reading Cut to the Bone

Own Goals

This time last year, I didn’t make resolutions, but I did complete the ‘Top Five’ that lots of bloggers do.  I’ve just looked back on the ‘goals’ for this year,  Here they are: Top 5 Goals Complete the SWAP Do as many Historical challenges as possible, as long as they contribute to my wardrobe  Complete … Continue reading Own Goals