Completed: Test version Lady Skater dress

Completed: Test version Lady Skater dress

After the last post on my PDF pattern assembly troubles I don’t think it will come as a surprise that I made Kitschy Coo’s Lady Skater dress! It was intended as a muslin but I think it already turned out good enough to wear in public. Before I go into the details of...
Assembly of a PDF sewing pattern or how our printers fool us

Assembly of a PDF sewing pattern or how our printers fool us

Did you, like me, believe that if the test square on a PDF sewing pattern prints correctly your PDF sewing pattern will also print correctly and you should be able to assemble the pattern without trouble? You are wrong. This story began when I decided that I wanted to...
Completed: baby bibs

Completed: baby bibs

Still no new completed UFOs, but some baby bibs because I am really behind in the gifts making department. Seriously, there is a baby boom going on around here and if I didn’t know any better I’d be worried that some kind of baby creating virus is causing an epidemic....
Completed: I Think Sew Samantha Women’s Shoes

Completed: I Think Sew Samantha Women’s Shoes

No UFO this time, but some house shoes that I really needed because I could see my right foot through the sole of my old pair. I used the Samantha Women’s shoes pattern from ithinksew. I think they turned out very nice and I’ve already put my old pair in the bin....
UFO busting: Living room curtains

UFO busting: Living room curtains

Yes, it is true, I have finally busted my most glaring UFO. After 2 years in our current home we no longer have a living room with 3 unhemmed curtains, no, we have a living room with 4 hemmed curtains! No more missing curtains, no more raw uneven edges, no more...