Dresses and Tops · Stitching

FO Friday – Colette Pattern’s Penny Dress

I actually finished this back in July and forgot all about it for some reason.This is now officially my favourite shirt dress pattern ever (I've only made four so far, and I wonder how many times I'm going to say this in my sewing life 😉), but I'm not saying this lightly because I think this… Continue reading FO Friday – Colette Pattern’s Penny Dress

Stitched Accessories · Stitching

FO Friday – Knitting Tote

I finally got a chance to take clear photos of my new tote yesterday, and here they are for your viewing pleasure 🙂. The finished bag is approximately 13 3/4" wide, 11 7/8" high, and 4 3/8" deep; a big bag (bigger than my handbags) and will be a workhorse as Kathy of Sewing, etc … Continue reading FO Friday – Knitting Tote

Stitched Accessories · Stitching

Knitting Tote In Progress

I currently have two project bags, both with drawstrings. The first one I made (and my favourite till now) was with recycled fabric and supplies (yes, I'm cheap like that 😉). The fabric was my leather handbag bag, and it's rather small. The second which is a tad bigger has been looking the worse for wear… Continue reading Knitting Tote In Progress

Stitching · Trousers

FO Friday – Simplicity 4760

I picked up where I left off on my son's pairs of shorts thinking that attaching the facing will be a breeze, but it didn't turn out so. Normally, I fall back on diagrams whenever I don’t understand the instructions, but the accompanying diagram was of no help at all (below). I think the fact that… Continue reading FO Friday – Simplicity 4760