Monthly Archives: May 2013

Zut! Sewing Snarl-ups, Part One.

The machine I am doing some sewing on right now is not my own dear little faithful Bernina Sport. I’m using one made in China, bought some years ago in a French supermarket, lugged over here by one daughter, passed … Continue reading

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Book report

Neat freak or good enough. I get both kinds of sewing. Sometimes it only seems right if the finish is as good as its possible to be, sometimes it only needs to pass muster. What I don’t get though, is … Continue reading

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Burda 12/2009/136

Rescued from semi abandonment, ┬átoday’s MMM’13. I originally made this for someone else, a size or two up from me. It turned out to be a disastrous choice of pattern. Not too much information about fit can be gleaned from … Continue reading

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MMM’13 day 2

This is the made by me item I’m sporting today, old photo, taken when the dress was made and reviewed on PR in 2010. Its made in a twill woven plaid with a slightly brushed surface and lined in light … Continue reading

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