Posts Tagged: Pattern Making

Double Breasted Jacket

The great thing about work is I can wear whatever I want. Fashion is about a point of view and the clothes you wear reflect the mood you are in. As I age, I seem to prefer a relaxed but

Double Breasted Jacket

The great thing about work is I can wear whatever I want. Fashion is about a point of view and the clothes you wear reflect the mood you are in. As I age, I seem to prefer a relaxed but

Bloody Bag!

Curses! Curses! Curses! Bloody bag! Actually curses to me for cutting it so fine. Making this bag has taught me a lesson! Some ideas can be saved for another day but on this occasion, I acted on it and nearly

Bloody Bag!

Curses! Curses! Curses! Bloody bag! Actually curses to me for cutting it so fine. Making this bag has taught me a lesson! Some ideas can be saved for another day but on this occasion, I acted on it and nearly

Winter Long Coat

I have been wearing the trench coat I recently made (here) for a while and, although it’s fine for Autumn, it isn’t warm enough for Winter. I usually wear my WW2 military greatcoat (a charity shop find) for winter but,

Winter Long Coat

I have been wearing the trench coat I recently made (here) for a while and, although it’s fine for Autumn, it isn’t warm enough for Winter. I usually wear my WW2 military greatcoat (a charity shop find) for winter but,

Quick Kurta

Summer is finally here. There are strawberries in every grocer and Pimms seems to be flying off the shelves. It seems only sensible to wear something that fits summer, but what can you wear that looks good and cools at

Quick Kurta

Summer is finally here. There are strawberries in every grocer and Pimms seems to be flying off the shelves. It seems only sensible to wear something that fits summer, but what can you wear that looks good and cools at

The Emperor’s New Jacket

There it was, just dumped on the floor with everyone treading all over it. I thought ‘what a waste!’, so I asked if I could have it and the technician said yes. This rarely happens now, as the college reuses

The Emperor’s New Jacket

There it was, just dumped on the floor with everyone treading all over it. I thought ‘what a waste!’, so I asked if I could have it and the technician said yes. This rarely happens now, as the college reuses

Playing with a Tote

What happens when you deconstruct a tote bag? It does sound quite silly, doesn’t it? After all, who would want to deconstruct a tote bag when the outcome is essentially just a rectangle? Well, I did but it was all for

Playing with a Tote

What happens when you deconstruct a tote bag? It does sound quite silly, doesn’t it? After all, who would want to deconstruct a tote bag when the outcome is essentially just a rectangle? Well, I did but it was all for

Sewing Class

I never had any lessons when it comes to sewing. I played around with my mom’s foot operated sewing machine when I was young. I never really made anything but just stitched pieces of fabric together. Unbeknown to me, I had

Sewing Class

I never had any lessons when it comes to sewing. I played around with my mom’s foot operated sewing machine when I was young. I never really made anything but just stitched pieces of fabric together. Unbeknown to me, I had