General Sewing

The Halloween Post.

This year. The little guy (3yo) is sound asleep.  He had a big day, what with Halloween at school, plus trick or treating with dad.  This morning he said he wanted to be a fireman, but surprised me when he decided to wear the bat costume he requested and I made for him.  (I told […]

General Sewing Unfinished Business

Time just flies… upcoming projects

Wow!  I can’t believe it’s been 11 days and I’ve made no progress on the Rucci dress.  Work has been crazy, and I expect it to continue for a couple weeks.  The weather is so lovely, that when I have a moment, I want to go outside.  And my dear little boy gave up naps, […]

Contemporary Dresses Sew Along

Friday Night Pattern Marking – the Rucci Dress

Contemporary Skirts

For my young niece: double flounce in pink denim (Butterick 4593)

My sister and her family also had a major move this summer, and her first grade daughter left Catholic school for public school.  During back-to school shopping, my sister lamented the fashions available to my niece in terms of age-appropriateness, quality and styles.  I offered to make her some skirts and dresses, and this skirt […]