Browsing Category: Sew Diary

June Sew Diary

My sewing has been slowed down remarkably this month due, at least in part to work and voluntary commitments. While I’ve had 14 or 15 makes to show for my efforts over the last couple of months, I’ve less finished garments this month. Nevertheless, it has been incredibly satisfying. Another reason I have slowed down […]

May Sew Diary

It was a pretty dismal May, until this weekend. With the weather having me at home more often than I would have liked, I managed to create quite a few garments. The Me Made May challenge was running this month – it’s been going for quite a few years but it’s the first time I […]

April Sew Diary

14 finished projects! I had no idea I managed to sew this much over the course of the month. Maybe it was because April is my birthday month so I may have been more self-indulgent than I usually am. Or maybe it has more to do with the amount of fabric I currently have in […]

January Sew Diary

Fresh from choosing my Make Nine projects for the year, I started with a project that was just in time as the snow and ice made an appearance – 3 January – Gertie’s Mrs Maisel inspired Swing Coat – Patreon Exclusive Pattern What can I say about this? I mean, look at it – it […]

December Sew Diary

This month, as we counted down the days to Christmas, the momentum picked up at work as well as with voluntary commitments so I didn’t have a lot of time to sew. Work related travel (in wintery conditions) left me too tired to be productive in the evenings. More often than not I’ve been sitting […]

October Sew Diary

While starting a new job has made me busier and my sew-jo has slowed down, October has still been a good month for sewing. I’ve managed to make a few garments (as well as other little projects such as advent calendars) and learned some things in the process. I’ve decided to do a monthly sew […]