July was a busy month for me! I completed no less than 10 items. From sewn to knitting and refashioned. It’s been such a whirlwind of fun and creativity. Towards the beginning of the month Mike gave me three different shirts. I choose this one first to work with. I decided to not share… Continue reading Aloha shirt, Aloha blouse
On Thursday July 18th Mike gave me this shirt! It is a cotton blend shirt with bolder colors than the last shirt. With big black lines when in with white and teal green. Now, I have made two things out of his old shirts including this project. But, I KNEW that I didn’t want… Continue reading Flirty Skirty Skort
When I received the package from Nova Fabrics back in May, I had no idea it would bring as much joy each time I worked with their lovely fabric as it did initially. I got 3 different fabrics from them and this is my last piece of fabric that I got from them that I… Continue reading Summer Blossoms
My sweet husband Mike is a warm bodied person. When I am bundled up he is comfortable in a t-shirt or the like. So when he was given some shirts that had long sleeves the first thought was that I would shorten the sleeve length for him. The shirts were more or less his size… Continue reading Man, NOW I feel like a Woman!!!
It begins with a tale. A tale of two ready two wear items. One was a old chambray shirt with mid length sleeves and faded buttons. The other was a pair of hip hugging boot cut pants that were practically new. Well, one day they both ended up in a new home… Continue reading Jumpsuit dreams
Last week I was searching for the perfect fabric to make matching shirts for Mike and myself. I knew that I would use Simplicity 4760 for Mike and then self draft my own shirt. What I didn’t know was what the fabric would look like! I had a lot of options at my local Jo-Ann… Continue reading Three cheers for the Red, White and Fireworks!
June has been a busy and productive month. I have been sewing up a storm! Simultaneously while I was making my Regency inspired gown I also was working on my second piece of fabric from Nova Fabrics! I choose the completely adorable navy blue fabric with pink flowers on it for this project! Bib with… Continue reading Simplicity #8855 or My Pretty Pollyanna Overalls