Since the idea of wearing mask has been mooted, I have considered making one. However the big question was what sort? Never one to make a hasty decision, I looked at the suggested options. There was the no cutting, no sewing, version using a scarf that you folded but I didn’t have any suitable scarves,… Read More I Made a Mask!
In the past I made these – and these. and I decided that I would like to make another pair. I chose some material. Here you can see from some of the material left over (They must have given me another 30cm than what I asked for!) that there are lots of parrots. So here… Read More I Made another Pair of Trousers
I so liked the bean bag I bough recently that I decided to make a second one so I could have one upstairs for reading books as well as this one downstairs for propping up my tablet. Using the bought bean bag I made a pattern. I didn’t have any suitable tissue paper so I… Read More A book bean bag
Last sumer you may remember I made this top and trousers. These trousers look alright under a long top but, although ostensibly on the waist, they tended to be tight round the bottom and cut in behind and below so I had to wear them quite low down to be comfortable. In measuring a pair… Read More A New Pair of Trousers
In recent years I have been getting a pain inside my left thigh and also one over my right hip. A little research has suggested that both pains are due to my habit of crossing my legs. When reading sitting up in bed, or even in a chair, I need to cross my legs to… Read More Another project perhaps!
Had yesterday been a better day I might have had another outing but it was a bit overcast and potentially changeable so I sewed my new trousers. It made me realise that a bright sunny day is so much better for dressmaking for old eyes, such as when it comes to threading the needle on… Read More and a Pair of Trousers.
Although I have often made comments about how I don’t like sewing very much as I am not much good at it, this doesn’t mean that I don’t like dressmaking. I did an ‘O’ level in Needlework and my mother made lots of her own clothes so I had two lots of teaching. I only… Read More I made a cowl neck top!