Me Made May Week Two

Another Week of Makes for you all. still trying to keep to the pledge of appriciate one make everyday. Day Eight: Coasters! So on day seven I had a frustrating time trying to figure out how to use shirring elastic. I think it’s something to do with the top loading bobbin. So after over anContinue reading “Me Made May Week Two”

Me Made May 2020

Here we go again, a month of celebrating handmade makes. It’s a little odd without leaving the house but a good excuse to show off things I’m proud of. My Pledge is to appreciate one make each day, I’m often negative about my makes so I will strive to notice what I like about eachContinue reading “Me Made May 2020”

The Dressmakers Ball

I had an absolutely amazing time at The Dressmakers Ball. For those of you who don’t know, The Dressmakers Ball is a fantastic event in which we can don our finery and dance the night away with fellow sewists. This year, having a lot more experience with dressmaking I decided to go all out onContinue reading “The Dressmakers Ball”

May Is Here And I’ve Got New Makes

I’m getting over a chest infection so the start of ‘Me Made May’ passed me by. I’m jumping on the bandwagon a few days late. For those of you who don’t know MMMay is an annual endeavour in which sewers make an effort to wear and love their handmade clothes. I’m planning to wear at least one make everyContinue reading “May Is Here And I’ve Got New Makes”

Sometimes It’s Fine To Give Up

So the Moneta party is coming up! If you’ve not heard about it, It’s an Instagram in which we make the Moneta dress by Colette. As happens with anything with any form of deadline or pressure (even if it’s imagined) I panicked and messed up. And then gave up. Previously I made a small version, itContinue reading “Sometimes It’s Fine To Give Up”

Mollie Makes And Experimenting With Patterns​

Yesterday I ran a charity day for Wrap Pyjama Fairies. Together with managed to make eight pairs of pyjamas for kids who are having treatment in hospital. It was fantastic but absolutely manic!  The heat did not help! Here we all are after a very busy, fun, day! If you want to find out more checkContinue reading “Mollie Makes And Experimenting With Patterns​”

Mountain Walks and Handmade Clothes

The Dolomites were exceptional.  We stayed in a beautiful town called Selva Val Gardena, or Wolkenstein if you’re a German speaker.  Writing every day, I’ve managed to collect snapshots of the holiday. I’m hoping to get that all written up  by the end of the week on my other blog, but for now, I thought I’d shareContinue reading “Mountain Walks and Handmade Clothes”

I Made Ten Items of Clothing

I survived the day, although it is not quite over with yet.  it’s been a bit of a challenging time for me recently so I thought I would engage in a little counting of my accomplishments. After all, that is what I started this blog. At the beginning of the year, I made a resolutionContinue reading “I Made Ten Items of Clothing”