Sewing

A New Sewing Machine

My basic Toyota sewing machine could no longer take the multi-layers of fabric that I kept feeding it over the years.  After consulting a...

Colorful Summer Tops

My first attempt at sewing a top with darts was the Sorbetto, a free pattern from Colette Patterns.  When I came across the pattern in...

A Wiksten Tank Upcycle

I had a pair of white linen pants with a trim down the side seams. They were wide legged, and too small. Since I...

Upcycling Jeans…

After many years of saving old jeans, I got inspired and started using them... Denim is a fun and easy fabric to work with....

PJ Shorts and a Top

It seems to me that the next step in the process of learning to sew was to try to draft a simple pattern.  After...

A Pleated Mini Skirt

I  came across Sewing Rabbit's pleated mini skirt tutorial and decided to try it. My fabric is not brocade, so doesn't have the same rigidity...

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Making Pants

As I moved from skirts to tops, in the process of learning how to sew, the next logical step seemed to me to be...

A Winter Skirt

It's been very cold here in Lyon, ❄so I don't know when I will get the chance to wear this, but I bought this...

Pyjama Pants for Everyone !

Winter is coming ! ☃ Pyjama pants for everyone  ! In our case,  that's means for my husband and I ? A while back I...

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