Buzz Cut [and Sewn]

Frumble fabrics foil print cotton jersey, New Look 6735 tried and tested T shirt pattern.  I missed out the CB seam this time, to make this a little looser and more casual [and not to mess with THE BEES!] Very fast and simple make, fun to wear.  I’m buzzing!  Well, I won’t drone on, talking … Continue reading Buzz Cut [and Sewn]

In the pink!

SWAP #9? Maybe #10? Is it?  Another New Look 6735 t-shirt in pink/blue stripe premium cotton/lycra from Frumble fabrics. Pink!  Me!  Who’da thunk?  Well the inspiration colour palette does contain some pinky shades, [see above] I was itching to buy some more of this premium jersey, the other colours ways were pretty meh, and hey, … Continue reading In the pink!

Earning my Stripes…

Probably another SWAP item:  New Look 6735, striped lycra fabric from Frumble Fabrics I’ve made many of these t shirts- the fit is great thanks to a curved back seam, the neckline is a perfect scoop without exposing bras or boobs, and the neckband is a perfect fit every time.  Seriously, buy it.  The skirt … Continue reading Earning my Stripes…

Mimi-ME!

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!

Tilton at Windmills

Vogue 8793, Katherine Tilton.  Black viscose jersey with mesh detail on collar SWAP 2018 #2 First time I made this was in my zebra print, with mesh sleeves.  I originally made the two-layer collar in black and white contrast, but decided it looked rather vicar-y, removed it and added a plain neck binding.  I kept … Continue reading Tilton at Windmills