Pyjama For My Travels #SleepingInStyle

When the last issue of SewNow magazine (that is Issue 10) landed through my post box, I had to make the KwikSew pyjama pattern (K3553) with this lovely fabric (cotton popplin) I got on one of my trips to Abakahn’s.I originally wanted to make the long sleeved and long trouser version (View A), but I... Continue Reading →

BurdaStyle skirt take two

  Remember a few weeks back I made a high waist-ed skirt from the February 2011 issue of BurdaStyle, a things went a bit wrong? Iron burn marks, wrong fabric, to a bit to fitted or forgot to cut the lining pieces?  Yeah, the post ‘Skirt Muslin!?’ says it all! So I so wanted to... Continue Reading →

Jeans Skirt re-sizing

If you  remember some time ago I told you  that a friend of mine gave some of their old clothes to re-fashion and re-use. My skirt like this before I started with it. It was a size 16 UK (EU 44), which if a bit on the very large size for me. I normally fit... Continue Reading →

April Challenge – Book Patterns

Oh well! I've decided that it is  time I start using  the patterns in the books  I've been so eager to  buy and then put to side as I got distracted by other projects. I got inspired by some sew along ideas and decided to set my own challenge: I do not know if it... Continue Reading →

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