Pattern : https://helenscloset.ca/product/blackwood-cardigan-pdf-pattern/ Notions : Thread - used less than 1 reel of Gütermann Sew All 100m Grossgrain ribbon to stabilise the shoulders Baking paper for neater stitches (I used domestic sewing machine) I’ve been trying to write this post for a while, I finished the project in March, but I kept thinking, what can… Continue reading Blackwood Cardigan | Helen’s Closet
Project started : March 5th 2018 Finished : March 22nd 2018 Version made : B (with cap sleeves and bow detail at the back waist) Fabric 2.6m of quilting cotton 110cm wide Notions 3 Gütermann Sew All 100m - used about 2.5 spools 1m fusible interfacing 1m bias tape, 12mm wide (the pattern doesn't tell… Continue reading Bleuet dress – Deer and Doe | Pattern review
Yaaay guys, I finally got my paws on Tilly's new book Stretch and at last made a garment from one of the patterns offered in the book. I decided pretty much when she first teased us with a glimpse of the cover that I wanted to make the garment she was wearing. At the time… Continue reading Stretch! by Tilly and the Buttons | Book Review | Joni Dress
When I first launched this blog a few months ago, I wanted it to be a place for me to record my sewing journey. But the reality is, as much as I love sewing I also love doing other arts and crafts. The thing is, it is very easy for me to get lost in… Continue reading Project Focus
So, who else is excited about Tilly’s new book coming in next week? I know I gush a lot about her, but truly, I love her “jargon busting” method, how she holds your hand through the process whether you’re using her individual pattern or her book. As I said before, I learned to sew from… Continue reading Jan – Feb 2018 Makes
Warning, it's a very long post! My take on the Sewing Makes You Love Yourself (SMYLY) Challenge 2018. A bit more personal than I'd have liked, but it's MY story, right? Lately my sewing feeds (Youtube and Instagram) have been filled with lovely ladies taking part in the Sewing Makes You Love Yourself or SMYLY… Continue reading Sewing Story |SMYLY 2018 Challenge | Arielle Skirt TATB
Cleo pinafore and my new-to-me technique for edge and top stitching.