Since last year when I began sewing more often (every week), re-making a pattern is a rarity. I like to use a pattern piece here or an idea there, incorporating a little of every other pattern into most of my projects. When I have a nice, full file cabinet of patterns yet to make, there has to be a real winner among them to deserve a reason for a repeat. I like variety in my clothing, and thus my favorite pattern remakes gladly look totally different.
It actually feels…Continue
Added by Kelly B. on December 26, 2012 at 10:30pm — No Comments
For last week's Challenge of Re-Doing a past theme I choose the week of May 21st to go back a fulfill-the 1940's Challenge. This was a rather easy submission, as I sewed my dress in the late summer/early fall of the year 2011. However, this suit-style, collared dress was my first in a new obsession with vintage patterns, and, as it turned out so well, I have worn it A LOT since it was made. It looks so good with my old hat…Continue
Added by nicole carter on December 14, 2012 at 12:30am — No Comments
Here is my lovely but late post of the garment I made for the 1960's Challenge (week of November 25th). I actually made this on time for the challenge, but, sometimes life gets in the way of sewing and I couldn't find time to muster my writing skills and add my post. Better late than never!
I really enjoy wearing this blouse much more than I expected.…Continue
Added by Kelly B. on December 11, 2012 at 9:30pm — No Comments
Wait, winter isn't synonymous with Christmas? That's just wrong. I guess that makes it pretty lame that the Sew Weekly winter challenge said one thing to me: cozy flannel PJs. In Christmas prints of course. Which means: I'm finally done with all of the Christmas pajamas. Forever? We'll just have to wait and see...…Continue
Added by nicole carter on December 8, 2012 at 7:46pm — No Comments