Earlier this week, Cashmerette released the Springfield top. I was a tester for the pattern. It came at the exact time I needed it. I was on the look out for a tank top pattern for wovens. My issue with most woven tank top patterns is that they don’t go up to my size. The … More Cashmerette Springfield Top (and some Concords)
It’s now the first day of June and Me Made May is over. How did I do with my pledge? ‘I, Andie of https://sewprettyinpink.wordpress.com, sign up as a participant of Me-Made-May ’16. I endeavour to wear at least three handmade garments each day for the duration of May 2016’ Well, I accomplished it without an … More Me Made May Thoughts
The one sewing-related thing I needed to do while in the Netherlands was visit the Saturday fabric market in Utrecht. The market runs every Saturday and takes up a road in the town. It’s called the Lapjesmarkt in dutch. I also wanted to get to Kantjes Boord, a lingerie fabric store in Amsterdam, but decided … More Fabric Market in Utrecht, Netherlands
This post is ridiculously long overdue. I held it up because I wanted to take “proper” photos, but the reality of that happening at this point is very low. I will be making “proper” photos in the future for other versions, though. I started my Style Arc Misty Jeans pretty close to the deadline for … More Style Arc Misty Jeans
I have some exciting news today! As a celebration of both my birthday on the 28th and reaching 1000+ followers on Instagram, I am hosting a giveaway on Instagram. The giveaway includes £20 fabric bundle from Minerva Crafts and your choice of a pdf pattern from Muse Patterns. As you know, I am a big Muse … More Instagram Giveaway!
You know those moments in sewing when you come across a pattern that you just know is going to be a winner? I love those moments. McCall’s 6754 came out a while ago, but has been in my mind for a while. Enter a pattern sale and some lovely versions from Sewn by Ashley on Instagram … More Blue Crush: McCall’s 6754
I have a tutorial up on the Sewcialists blog today for Lingerie month. I’m no expert, but cloning a bra got me a much better fit on the first try than using a bra pattern. Check out the tutorial!
This is a post about a bra. I grew up with the English dubbed version of Sailor Moon. It was my favourite show and I would watch it endlessly. This was before we could download shows or stream them. I taped tons of Sailor Moon and ran home at various time from school to watch. … More Agent of Love and Exams, the pretty sailor suited soldier Sailor Mercury!
It’s a week before the weddddding!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Yeay! I also recently got this lovely bundle in the mail from Jenny at Cashmerette! She had a giveaway on her blog and I won it. 😀 I think the panel of fabric is screaming to become a cute mini-quilt for a wall hanging. Okay, excitement is high here, … More Spring Sewing Round up + Summer Sewing Plans
Today I am sharing another challenge-related garment with you. Two in two days, what?! It’s the end of the month rush, y’all! I made McCall’s 7100 bomber jacket in a loose weave houndstooth I got from the thrift store months ago. When I picked up the fabric, I had just gotten the pattern in the mail and … More Put a bird on it! M7100 Bomber Jacket