Monday Makes

Monday Makes: A Summer Mess (part 2 of 2)

Let this two-part near-descent into sewing madness be a cautionary tale to you all. That is no typo in the title because, dear reader, despite starting all over again, taking careful measurements, leaving generous seam allowances and putting in about 9 hours of work, this mess could not be worn by any human being I… Continue reading Monday Makes: A Summer Mess (part 2 of 2)

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Monday Makes

Monday Makes: A Summer Mess (part 2 of 2)

Let this two-part near-descent into sewing madness be a cautionary tale to you all. That is no typo in the title because, dear reader, despite starting all over again, taking careful measurements, leaving generous seam allowances and putting in about 9 hours of work, this mess could not be worn by any human being I have ever met.
 

CULTURE, Monday Makes

Monday Makes…..the most of the sunshine!

A more organised blogger would have worked in a summery or sunshiney theme to her weekly crafting post. Me? I let the sewing room go to wrack and ruin, and spent a couple of days taking pictures in the sun. Tenuous link to crafting: I did wear one of my latest clothing creations, my miniskirt, on… Continue reading Monday Makes…..the most of the sunshine!

CULTURE, Monday Makes

Monday Makes…..the most of the sunshine!

A more organised blogger would have worked in a summery or sunshiney theme to her weekly crafting post. Me? I let the sewing room go to wrack and ruin, and spent a couple of days taking pictures in the sun. Tenuous link to crafting: I did wear one of my latest clothing creations, my miniskirt, on these trips...
 

Monday Makes

Monday Makes: Skirting the issue

I have finally begun to make my own clothes on the sewing machine! Being an absolute beginner, and pretty much teaching myself at this stage, I decided to start with skirts. For my first skirt, I used my favourite crafting book, Yeah I Made It Myself! DIY Fashion for the not very domestic goddess by… Continue reading Monday Makes: Skirting the issue

Monday Makes

Monday Makes: Skirting the issue

I have finally begun to make my own clothes on the sewing machine! being an absolute beginner and pretty much teaching myself at this stage, I decided to start with a skirt.