Finally Something from Ottobre Magazine

Disclaimer: This post includes links to products or companies that sell sewing related goods. It’s been ages since I bought myself a couple of Ottobre Woman Design magazines. Finally, I did it! I actually made something using a pattern from one of them (quite a few to go through still). I took the plunge using... Continue Reading →

Briar Sweater #SewMyStyle

For this month's #SewMyStyle the pattern was Briar Tee and Sweater by Megan Nielsen Patterns.To make it I used scuba fabric purchased from my local store - Abakhan Fabrics. Seems the scuba is getting better. It is no longer stiff. It comes in more softer and lighter versions. I chose to make the longer version,... Continue Reading →

Sewing Day–A Summer Dress

If you are not already aware, me and my best friend Gemma are making an effort to make time once a month to have a Sewing Day. On the first one we made a jacket which I blogged about here . As I prepare for my next Sewing Day with Gemma I finally got myself... Continue Reading →

Virginia Leggings #SewMyStyle

This year I am doing the #SewMyStyle challenge organised by Alex Bartholomew of  BlueBird Fabrics to push myself to try styles that I would not normally go for. In January I made 2 Toaster sweaters I blogged about here. In February I made the Saunio Cardigan blogged about here. For March the pattern is Virginia... Continue Reading →

Saunio Cardigan #SewMyStyle

As you probably know this year I decided to join in the #SewMyStyle organised by Alex Bartholomew of  BlueBird Fabrics to push myself to try styles that I would not normally go for. In January I made 2 Toaster sweaters I blogged about here.  February’s pattern is Saunio Cardigan from Named Patterns. This was also... Continue Reading →

Toaster Sweater 1 #SewMyStyle

This year I decided to join in Bluebird Fabrics challenge #SewMyStyle (for details please follow the link). For January I decided to make version 1 of the Toaster Sweater by Sew House Seven. I do not particularly like PDF patterns. But sometimes one has no choice but to work with them.  I got my fabric... Continue Reading →

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