Christmas Sewing Round-up

A quick round-up of the Christmas presents that were sewn up by me. Mostly, these are all patterns I have sewn previously, so not much to add. Another Perfectly Preppy skort, from the pattern by the Scientific Seamstress. This was a popular choice again featuring favourite colour, purple. The spots fabric is a cotton, and … Read more

Perfectly Preppy Skort

Also for my niece’s birthday I made a skort from the Perfectly Preppy Skirt/Skort pattern by the Scientific Seamstress. I made her one of these for her last birthday, which she wore at every opportunity. After consulting with my sister (her Mum), it was determined that her current favourite things are butterflies and the colour … Read more

Children’s Hoodie

I recently made a fleece hoodie for my son for Playcentre. I chose a fleece with rockets and planets as he has an interest in all things space. I used the All the Rage Raglans pattern with optional hoodie from CarlaC, the ScientificSeamstress.As I was using fleece rather than jersey, I did as recommended, and went up … Read more

Rock and Roll Shirt

Today is T’s birthday, and so the grand unveiling of his ‘rock and roll’ shirt has arrived! As I’ve mentioned previously, T chose the fabric as we were looking around the fabric store a while ago. ‘Nuf said! For the pattern, I used this Bowling shirt  by Scientific Seamstress. These patterns are great, especially if you are … Read more