Tagged with #mmaw2015

#mmaw2015-My First Make!

#mmaw2015-My First Make!

Hurray! I have finally, and very belatedly, finished my January make for the #mmaw2015 challenge 🙂 I decided a little while ago that I wanted to try and work my way through Tilly Walne’s fab book, Love at First Stitch. It makes sense, as it is aimed at beginners dressmakers, and with each project it … Continue reading

#mmaw 2015-making a start

#mmaw 2015-making a start

OK, so I am in danger of reaching the end of January and failing in my quest to make an item of clothing a month throughout 2015, before I’ve even started! In the resources post I did a couple of weeks ago, I mentioned the post on Sew Mama Sew by Allie Olsen of Indiesew, … Continue reading

Make Me a Wardrobe 2015-Ethical Supplies

Make Me a Wardrobe 2015-Ethical Supplies

I blogged earlier on in the week about finding secondhand supplies for dressmaking and crafting, as part of my Make Me a Wardrobe 2015 challenge, to make an item of clothing a month for the year. I love mooching around charity shops and vintage fairs to see what fabulous retro fabrics I can find, and … Continue reading

Make Me a Wardrobe-sewing machines

Make Me a Wardrobe-sewing machines

If you are joining me on the #mmaw2015 challenge, to sew an item of clothing a month, then you may well already have your own sewing machine. But if you don’t (and whether you are doing the challenge or not) then you will probably be on the look-out for one, unless your hand sewing skills … Continue reading

Make Me a Wardrobe 2015-Resources

Make Me a Wardrobe 2015-Resources

Having decided I want to up my sewing skills, and make myself a handmade wardrobe (contents of, not the actual wardrobe…!) I realise I need a plan. Contrary to my usual ‘bull in a china shop’ approach to sewing, and just jumping into having a go at whatever I think looks nice, with whatever fabric … Continue reading