Jenny Shorts

This is another winner pattern from Closet Core Patterns! And I’ve only just scratched the surface by making the shorts. The first version was a trial using an unloved fabric from the stash. Bright happy colours but not on my good list for showing some dye run during prewashing. You know how this turns outContinue reading “Jenny Shorts”

Christmas/New Year sewing

I love the easy days between Christmas and New Year’s Day. Perfect for sewing! And this year my dear friend M joined me. What’s better than a sewing day on Boxing Day? A sewing day on Boxing Day with a sewing friend! The catering by He who Cooks was pretty good too. This Christmas/New YearContinue reading “Christmas/New Year sewing”

Very Hungry Caterpillar shirt and shorts: BurdaStyle 06/2013 #120 and 03/2016 #113

Alternative title: Late summer sewing I neglected to blog about earlier. Alternative to the alternative title: three blog posts in as many days? what is going on? Let’s go back to Felicity’s formal. That event needed an after party (AP) outfit. White shorts and a cute shirt was my brief. Specifically, a cute shirt madeContinue reading “Very Hungry Caterpillar shirt and shorts: BurdaStyle 06/2013 #120 and 03/2016 #113”