Monday, June 25, 2007

Wednesday, June 20, 2007

DH has been bugging me that I always make Mya stuff so I made these pants today for Marcus, I still have to make about 5 more things for him to catch up! Girls clothes are just soo cute to make (Sorry little fella, I promise I will make you more)


Today I finished Mya's overalls, Although I still have to put buckles on the straps.

This was a Kwik-sew pattern 2785 with cord fabric form lincraft. A VERY easy pattern to understand and was my first garment made with a commercial pattern, I usually find them impossible to understand :) Although you cant see it very well in the pic as I used pink thread, it has a fake fly, a bib pocket and side pockets.

Overall I am pleased with the result!

Monday, June 18, 2007

Organising day

No sewing done this weekend, Just adding to my fabric stash!

Last night was spent organising my patterns with a great way my mum uses by putting the patterns in yellow C4 envelopes and contacting the pattern envelope to the front, they fit perfectly in to a filing cabinet this way too!

The top fabrics are all cords with the far right one the one I will be making Myas overalls out of. The bottom right two are some beautiful cottons form spotlight that I will be making some tiered skirts for Mya and my niece when I find a suitable pattern. Not sure what to use the brocades for, Maybe handbags?

Thursday, June 14, 2007

Just a quick add on!

I made another nappy up for my niece tonight, It has the same as the last. A cotton outer, Hidden PUL with panne velvet inner with snap in tri-fold and liner. My overlocking was pretty dodgy tho so I am thinking I might need to nook in for my lesson that came with the overlocker . lol

Wednesday, June 13, 2007

Todays shopping splurge!

Today was a time out day for me, I got to go shopping for fabric! Wasnt really time out because the kids came along too.

I went to a local fabric store and bought these 4 fabrics, The left one is a nice mid/dark blue polar fleece, Awesome thick stuff this is and is the first anti-pill fleece i've bought that really doesnt pill, I will be using this to make Marcus some fleece overalls with some red of the same fleece. The second is a red cotton paisley design to make a nappy for marcus and maybe one for my niece if I have left overs. The third and fourth are Minky!!! A baby blue ribbed and a black ribbed. Not sure what they will end up yet just bought it cause I could! The minky was only $9pm

I wont be doing any sewing today tho because Mya is not sleeping ATM as we took her dummy away yesterday and she refuses to go to sleep without it aaarrrggghhhh.......

Monday, June 11, 2007

Woohoo! I finally got it...

Not too bright with this computer stuff, even with a computer geek for a DH.

Here is my first blogged pic of my sewing, It is an All-in-one nappy for my gorgeous baby niece who has just moved to NZ.