Monthly Archives: April 2013

The muslin is done, vogue 8648, the “The Couture Dress” from craftsy.com, class by Susan Khalje

Sometimes I wonder “when will I ever be an expert”??? I feel so sure that others out there “NEVER MAKE ALL THE MISTAKES I DO”!!! But then logic hits me and I realize I am probably not the only slow … Continue reading

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Planning vogue 8333 and vogue 8648, dress with matching jacket.

I have recently really “discovered” the craftsy.com platform. What a wonderful place to develop skills!!! I signed up for lots of their classes. I watch a little sequence every day, first watching through the classes and then going back to … Continue reading

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lekala 5304, safari jacket, “philosopical sewing”

While I was working on this project I got a bit “philosophical” 🙂 INTRODUCTION THE SEWING DRAMA There is more action in the sewing room then most people would imagine. A drama is taking place where I (the sewer) and … Continue reading

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“Doggie scooter bag”.

I wanted to share this photo with you. It was taken one year ago by our cabin.  when we went for walks the two dogs from the neighbour farm were quite bothersome (they were not on a leash).  I made this … Continue reading

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Kwik Sew 2993

The last couple of days I have worked on practical every day garment. Cotton jersey will always be a favorite in this house and after making and modifying yesterdays project (This fabric is the same type as yesterday)(https://sewingforfun.wordpress.com/2013/04/01/mccalls-6603-2/ ) I wanted to make … Continue reading

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MCCalls 6603

In September last year I made this pattern for my daughter. I was not sure she would like the shape, but she ended up loving it. This is a garment she has worn a lot and I wanted to make one … Continue reading

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