Browsing Tag: charm patterns

Charm Patterns, Gardner Top

I made this pattern back at the start of May along with Sally (@theyorkshiresewist) who shares my love of vintage styles. Just like any of Gertie’s patterns, the Gardner deserves a place on the blog. It’s definitely a spotlight look. Named after the beautiful Ava Gardner, this yoke top could easily be dressed up or […]

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 […]

Skipper-eta

I was on a roll making basics for my wardrobe over the last few weeks, including a few bodysuits after Gertie released her Skipper pattern on Patreon last month. Skipper is both a bodysuit (check out my post on the history of the bodysuit here) and dress pattern and while I’ve made three top versions […]

May Sewing Plans

I’m still recovering from the shock of how many garments I made last month (14!) and I doubt I’ll be half as productive this month but there are a few pieces I am intent on making. At the same time, it is Me Made May – I love a good Instagram challenge but I’m not […]

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 […]

April Sewing Plans

I didn’t think I had too many plans for the month until I started typing up this blog post. Turns out that I have a few projects I would like to tackle this month, starting with a venture into menswear. I’ve made a couple of men’s tees but that’s as far as I’ve got so […]