Monthly Archives: February 2012

Taking my sewing to the next level

After posting about having too many clothes, I woke up this morning and realised that what I need to do is learn some new stuff.  I have a load of sewing books that I’ve been flicking through now and then … Continue reading

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Too many clothes – and I like them all!

I haven’t sewn for about a week, and the main reason is, I think, that I had absolutely nowhere to put new clothing. I have one double wardrobe for the majority of my clothing, plus a few drawers which are … Continue reading

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Burda Challenge – February update – 02-2011-101

After posting a few days ago that I don’t understand UFOs I’ve just made one.  This is the dress I have sewn today. Please ignore that it isn’t properly ironed – as it’s a UFO (which I will explain in … Continue reading

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UFOs – I don’t understand

I can’t sleep, and whilst watching DVDs of Stargate SG-1 I’m also reading blog posts that pop up in google reader. I can’t be the only sewist that doesn’t have any UFOs! This week’s The Sew Weekly Challenge is UFOs … Continue reading

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Vogue 8764 – Red and Black Jersey Dress

Well, I posted yesterday to give me a kick in the behind and it worked!  I woke up early today and decided that I must do something related to my February plans.  I’m usually in the mood to do one … Continue reading

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February Non-Burda Sewing Plans

I posted my February plans for my Burda challenge in the previous post, but I also have a few other garments I’d like to sew this month as well.  I may be setting myself up to fail, especially as this … Continue reading

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Burda 2012 Challenge – February Plans

I haven’t touched anything sewing related (other than sorting out a few fabrics) since the end of January. I know that’s only six days but that’s a long time for me.  For some reason, I can’t get going with my … Continue reading

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One person can change the world (or a little part of it)

I promise that I won’t do too many non-sewing posts on this blog but I just had to post about a blog, and charity, that I first read about today.  I’ve spent the past five hours reading the posts on … Continue reading

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