Tag Archives: Hand sewn

Another Stoff and Stil Hoodie and a Stoff and Stil skirt

Following the success of daughter no 2 and her hoodie I was asked to make another for no 1. I bought the same speckled sweatshirting fabric from Guthrie and Ghani. I’ve now bought this fabric in orange (Linden sweatshirt), Green (Linden … Continue reading

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Republique du Chiffon pantalon Alphonse

Well, these look nice don’t they ? I saw a pair somewhere on Pinterest and immediately went to The Republique du Chiffon website to check them out. I found the pattern BUT it appears to only be available in French. … Continue reading

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The Tunic of Doom !

I have been taking some pattern cutting classes in order to improve my sewing skills and after 4 weeks of block making, drafting, toile-ing and pattern making I was finally given the go-ahead to make up a garment from my … Continue reading

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Schnittchen Catrin no2

I have made a Catrin before for daughter no3 and she liked it so much she asked for another one. Now on the pattern envelope the picture of the finished garment looks like this A very baggy oversized sweatshirt with … Continue reading

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Stoff & Stil 22054 Hoody

Having made sweatshirts for daughters 1 and 3 I offered to make one for no2. Now no2, unlike her sisters likes ‘designer’ clothing and is always rather dismissive of my handmade efforts but conceded that she would like a sweatshirt … Continue reading

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£6.00 outfit (£4.00 wrap skirt £2.00 top)

This is my week 3 weekly make for MeMadeMay 2017. Aside from wearing me made garments every day in May I am also making a weekly garment, this week there are two. The first is from this Butterick pattern. I … Continue reading

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Little Red Skirt

This is the second of my promised weekly makes for MeMadeMay2017. The fabric is a medium weight cotton supposedly Liberty which was a gift from one of my daughters for Christmas. I was given a 2m piece of this and … Continue reading

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