Category Archives: Finished Object

TMS Independent pattern month – dresses

June is Independent Pattern Month over at the Monthly Stitch, with each week bringing a new challenge. For the 1st – 7th June the theme is dresses. I really wanted to make a BHL Flora for this challenge; I have … Continue reading

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TMS Sew Stretchy take 3

When I was in my early twenties (so over half my lifetime ago!) I had this dress I loved. It was loose and long, with a high waist and low hem, turquoise jersey with buttons down the back. It should’ve … Continue reading

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Double duty sewing double

The April challenge for the Monthly Stitch was Sewing Double. The idea was to revisit a pattern you’d already made – maybe change it up a bit – or make 2 versions of the same pattern. I did a bit … Continue reading

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TMS Miss Bossy patterns challenge – Dakota

For the Miss Bossy Patterns challenge you, dear readers, chose that I should make the Dakota dress from Finnish pattern company Named Clothing. So I did. It was a beautiful day for photographs. Sadly my photographer was too distracted by the … Continue reading

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TMS February Challenge – Smarty Pants

February at The Monthly Stitch is Smarty Pants month, so we’ve all been making garments with legs – shorts, leggings, trousers, jeans… you get the idea. My first choice of pattern was the Sewaholic Thurlow, but for various reasons I … Continue reading

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Sew Grateful projects day

Today is the Sew Grateful projects day, so I thought it would be the ideal opportunity to show a top I made with a beautiful Liberty tana lawn I won in a giveaway. Way back in October Louise at A … Continue reading

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Gold Moss

I finally got around to getting some pics of my skirt. Now they are not great pics. I might have had a glass or two of wine last night, and I might not have been feeling my absolute best, so … Continue reading

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