About a week ago I posted some sketched plans for a fall wardrobe… …mostly black, white and coral… …with some possibilities in other colours! Well, was the last week of vacation, and I sewed up a storm. I’m done, baby! I spent yesterday hanging out with my sister, who was kind enough to take pics … More Fall Capsule Wardrobe – Done!
Yoohoo! Hi! Hello! Down here! Oh hai! That’s more like it! And what’s that, ANOTHER repeat of a Cake pattern??? What a shock! 😛 This one is black stretch denim, with a stretchy waistband and linen piping. I chose the striped linen thinking that it would make it easy to match any colour of tee-shirt, … More Hummingbird V3, and a fitting hypothesis!
Hi! I’m got a newer, complete tutorial for this here! My love for stretchy waistbands is well documented, from my post about pull-on “mom jeans” last summer to my recently-made collection of pull-on jeans! I really don’t have any pants with a zip and fly anymore… I’m a sucker for comfort! With that in mind, … More How to insert a stretch waistband!
How many Hummingbirds can I sew? Well, a lot! Meet my second skirt and my second top, which through pure chance just happen to be out of almost identical prints! Booyaa! The tee is a slub jersey I bought last week, and the skirt is a linen I bought last year. Let’s take a closer … More A tale of two Hummingbirds
This weekend was sewing heaven. I ended up with SEVEN finished items! Woohoo! I’m back in the game, baby! Up first: My first crack at the Sewing Cake Hummingbird Skirt. I love it! I was a very satisfying make – more pieces than I’m used to, but everything fit together nicely. I did have … More Another Hummingbird!
Oh hai! Apparently MMM really knocked me on my ass, because I’ve taken a surprise 3 weeks break from blogging AND sewing! It’s report-card season for us teachers, plus the end of the year exhaustion and getting sick… blah blah blah! Enough of that. Bring on the sewing! My first Hummingbird! I’m a total Sewing … More Thank heavens, I finally sewed something!