Recent Dress Making: Adjusting patterns

Recent Dress Making: Adjusting patterns

I have really enjoyed dress making as a new hobby and I decided to make another dress like the Elephant print dressĀ I made a while back. The only problem was that despite following the pattern precisely I ended up with far too much room around my back and shoulders but I was worried about making the Continue reading

Useful Sewing

Useful Sewing

With Christmas imminent much of my current crafting is secret until people have had their gifts so I will post about recent makes. One of the most useful things I have made are these bed pockets. They hang by the sides of our bed and hold books, magazines, my kindle and my specs case. The idea is Continue reading

Crochet Addict

Crochet Addict

I leaned to crochet recently and thought I would find it difficult as a knitter. The opposite is true, I grasped the granny square within a few hours and created this cheerful scarf. I was then ready to move on swiftly. I found and adapted a pattern for these great little bags. I then decided to Continue reading