Browsing Tag: sewing diary

October 2021 Sew Diary

Given that it’s November 15th, and I’m only now getting the opportunity to sit and write up my makes for October, it surprises me that I managed to get much made at all. It has been a much quieter month for me, sewing wise, for reasons I won’t go into here. Nevertheless, there are some […]

July 2021 Sew Diary

I almost forgot about my sewing diary this month – and it may well be my last month featuring summer clothes. I’m moving on to autumnal shades and patterns now. Peppermint Magazine Paddington Top As you know, most of my makes are dresses so it take something special to make me want to make a […]

June 2021 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 […]

December 2020 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 2020 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 […]