Category: Sewing Blog Entries

My attempts to sew my own clothes. Here I discuss my progress, and any barriers I’ve had to overcome, as well as my thoughts on the learning process.

Wallace & Gromit Skirt

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I’ve just finished another circle skirt made from an old duvet cover of mine. The duvet cover was not as old as the last one, but still had a copyright year of 1989 so it’s no spring chicken. I used the same pattern from my previous skirt but had to do some tinkering to get[…]

Tom & Jerry Skirt

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I have just completed the creation of a circle skirt using a duvet cover from my childhood and I’m really pleased with the results! Though I knew it was old, interestingly, the label gave a copyright year of 1986! I was intending to use the skirt pattern from the galaxy dress but I remembered that[…]

The Galaxy Dress

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I have completed my first ever dress and it even survived its first meeting with a washing machine! I used McCall’s Lined Flared Dress pattern design A. The fabric is Kanvas Studio – Galaxy Sky. As it was my first project, I’m not entirely happy with it, but I have learned a lot and it’s[…]