The Olive Skirt – Simplicity 4236

Hooray! One of the abandoned projects is finished!    As I'd planned to make this as a full circle skirt, I was pleased that the half circle was suitably flippy, and presumably less likely to get caught in the wind.    I was a little concerned that the fabric wasn't really to my taste anymore, [...]

The Arrival of Alan

This is Alan, my dressmakers dummy. He'd been gathering dust in my mum's loft for some time, but with the advent of my new interest in sewing, I lugged him back across the channel with me, and he's now quite contentedly watching the world go by from our sitting room window. He's wearing my first [...]