The plans I drew for making a shirt-dress out of an old fitted sheet. This will be quite a challenge ... I've never made something with a collar like this before. I'm going to attempt to copy a collared shirt I already own and add a skirt to the bottom. Wish me luck! 🗒
I finally decided to go back to @bigcartel , and started getting my website ready! So excited to have a beautiful shop again!
I'm also working on that lionberry shawl I was going to get new yarn for🙈 And I am starting a new amigurumi project for an order I got today! I even have a few wips waiting in the wings for me to decide I LOVE them again😭
I'm busy, but I'm happy, and I'm wearing a dress that I made!!🎉 #proud .....Monday ain't gonna get me down!😉
One of my #2017makenine goals was to make jersey dresses. I was looking at the tessuti Frankie or the #sewoverit#heatherdress and oops have found myself making both. This is my first Heather and due to it being navy it is very hard to photograph well but I 😍 this pattern. It is a staple and not a showstopper and that's exactly what I want so shall be making more. I used a lovely ponte from #holmsown and mostly used my overlocker to make this quick and easy pattern. It is so comfortable to wear as not too tight fitting but not sack-like either
This dress is too black to really see any detail which is probably a good thing - I got lazy with this for some reason so it's slap dash! Butterick 6448 in suiting from @tessutifabrics - a nice pattern but I'll go for a more structured fabric next time. @mccallpatterncompany #imakemyownclothes#handmadewardrobe
My second attempt at @themakersatelier #pleatdress and I'm much happier with it - I lowered the neckline and used a drapey tencel with a gorgeous sheen to it. A colleague told me I was looking 'gorgeous' so I'm calling it a win! #imakemyownclothes
Achievement of today - a #lindypetalskirt by itch to stitch, fabric is a grey ponte from Leons in Chorlton. This skirt is sooo comfy, and the added bonus being the pattern was a free download and super quick to make! I can see me making many many more lindy petal skirts. (Had to tuck my vest into my knickers to get a good photo, just like PE lessons back in the day! Shamelessly filtered to make up for the rubbish phone camera photo.) Edited: the photo is still awful despite the filter....
Today is the last day of my February Love Yo'self Wellness Challenge. Some of you may see this picture and not see any change. Guess what? YOU'RE RIGHT! February ended up being a maintenance month for me. I wasn't able to workout as hard as I wanted to with my injury. So I'm pretty stoked that I still managed to lose a little over 2lbs and only gain back 0.1" 😊
Before joining my wellness group, I would've taken the whole month of February off and lost most, if not all, of my progress. Fortunately, I've learned to eat better and do workouts that I know I can handle. I also had the encouragement of my fellow chaengers to keep me going. 👭👭 So when our next challenge group starts on March 6th, I'll be doing a low impact workout that's a combination of Pilates, Yoga, & Cardio. I can't wait!
If you're ready to start your health and wellness journey, I have room for 5 more challengers. There's a link to train with me in my bio 😀
My #merchantandmills#thedressshirt in this lovely fabric from @thesilksociety I've shortened it to make it a tunic length. Very happy with how it turned out - especially after hoarding this fabric for almost a year!
Ain't no party like a #monetaparty 🎉Better late to the party then never right ? Lol... This is my first moneta and I love how quickly it sewed up. I got this pattern at the beginning of the month and so far I've made 5. I'm obsessed. Thanks to @sewpositivity @rach_wain and @sewabigail for hosting this great party and to @colettepatterns for this wonderful pattern. I've loved seeing so many different versions... #monetadress#monetaaddict#colettepatterns#memadewardrobe#imakemyownclothes @sewessential @dragonfly_fabrics @guthrieghani @minervacrafts @faberwood_com @girlcharleeuk @fabworksmillshop @craftysewandso @vhaberdashery @adamrossfabrics @beyond_measure_uk @thatwendyward @ernestwrightandson @fabricgodmother @sewmesomething @sproutpatterns
Here is my February #sewmystyle project - the Named pattern Saunio cardigan. Made in a quilted charcoal grey jersey it is lovely and warm - too warm to wear here in Perth!! The only change i made was to lengthen it by 3" and topstitch the facing down all the way around. A really quick make and the first on my overlocker so pleased all round. Now just have to wait for the weather to drop 30 degrees so i can wear it!! #sewmystyle#named#sauniocardigan#imakemyownclothes#sewingperth#sewing
Lovely lovely @randomly_happy asked what was on my sewing table... after a rather long sewing hiatus, I'm currently about half way through the fly of my first @closetcase.patterns Ginger jeans. #sewing#handmade#imakemyownclothes .
Would love to see what you're up to @clareyszabo @marillawalker @crafty_alibobs