How many are too many of the same clothing item? I first made this pair of knit pants back in 2014 and was thrilled to bits when it turned out good looking, comfy and seemed to fit well. All in my opinion, of course. Since then I have made 4 more pairs. I still get… Read More Sewing a Pattern, Repeatedly
Occasionally, I will indulge in some unselfish sewing. This year’s unselfish project is this dress for my daughter #2 who now lives across the Atlantic. Those of you who’ve made things for recipients far away, know much better than I do, the process of long distance sewing when it’s a fitted garment. But that’s fodder… Read More Sewing Sarah’s Dress
It takes a visitor to see things which a Londoner may pass over. Continue further to enjoy this image heavy post. (OK, it’s not a sewing post, but fun nonetheless). First up: it’s true. English speaking peoples on both sides of the Atlantic are related by blood if you dig deep enough, and by similar… Read More Hidden London….
Hi Readers, I’ll send you directly to the Masala Mommas online magazine to read my quick DIY project for a wedding cake mat (or cake cloth?) — you know, a nice cloth for placing under a wedding cake. The version specially made for Masala Mommas is white tulle and a magenta pink flower trim which… Read More “Wedding Cake Mat” on #MasalaMommas
Disclaimer: By trade, I am not a fashion historian or anything like that. I do love history of fashion in the western hemisphere, and love to track where the current trends in fashion originated. Because there is very little in fashion that is so new that there is no precedent. Well, let’s see about the… Read More Nothing’s New. Tracking the The Cold Shoulder Trend