Completed: The Blizzard Bonnet

Completed: The Blizzard Bonnet

My youngest daughter’s old winter hat no longer fits. When I told her, her first response was that I could make her a new one. I googled free hat patterns, showed her a picture of the Wholecloth patterns Blizzard Bonnet and off we went. Underlining the main fabric My...
Completed: Alabama Chanin t-shirt

Completed: Alabama Chanin t-shirt

I had a white t-shirt in the size that my oldest daughter is currently wearing. Only problem: Plain white is definitely too boring to wear for her colourful tastes and she strongly rejected it. I thought of dying it a different colour, but then it would still be a...
Completed: Sienna Maker Jacket

Completed: Sienna Maker Jacket

Last summer I wanted to make a new coat and, after researching some patterns, settled on the Sienna maker jacket by Closet Core patterns. I traced and cut out the pattern pieces, ordered some fabric swatches, picked and ordered a lovely fuchsia canvas fabric and then...
Completed: Stripey scoop neck t-shirt

Completed: Stripey scoop neck t-shirt

Whoah! I sewed a garment for myself! Now, that was long ago! I suddenly really wanted something new and colourful to wear. It had to be a quick make without any fitting so I pulled out the pattern for a scoop neck tee by Meg McElwee that I’ve used before. That t-shirt...