For The Boys · Stitching · Trousers

WIP Wednesday – Simplicity 4760

 My plan is to make four items of clothing for myself for every item I make for the boys, so currently on my sewing table is Simplicity 4760 (version C). My carpet bag technically doesn’t count, so I’ve really only made three items (two tops and a dress), but I resisted the temptation to make the… Continue reading WIP Wednesday – Simplicity 4760

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For The Boys · Shirts · Stitching

The Many Looks of NEWLOOK 6232

Even though I have a lot of patterns, once I find one I like, I tend to want to make it over and over. That’s why I’ve made this pattern four times already, and have more planned. The first picture is the first shirt I made from this pattern, and my first ever formal shirt.… Continue reading The Many Looks of NEWLOOK 6232

For The Boys · Stitching

Garments for the Colder Months

It's getting cold here. Who am I kidding really? Isn't it always cold here? ☹. Anyway, in anticipation, I ordered some fleece fabric a few weeks ago from myfabrics.co.uk.  Since I've never made anything from fleece, I first made a toile with some remnant fleece fabric I got cheap from same supplier. The pattern is… Continue reading Garments for the Colder Months

For The Boys · Stitching · Trousers

Something for my Gent

I finally finished my only make in all of the two weeks I was off work; my first ever pair of trousers (shorts really), with the help of my new acquisition. I so want to make a pair of ladies' trousers but haven't had the courage, which is funny because I usually dive into projects… Continue reading Something for my Gent