My mother in law had a special birthday approaching, and as the lovely person who bought me my sewing machine, I figured it'd be nice to make her something.
As much as I love the colour mustard, a Tilly patterns, and the needlecord trend, I just don't really wear this garment very often.
These photos were taken on the first day of Spring - believe it or not this is Scotland in February!
It's been a little while since I blogged. Life has happened and done it's thing of getting in the way. I've also just not felt like blogging in winter, there's been no natural light during the week to take good photos, and the evening darkness just saps my energy and inclination to do much beyond... Continue Reading →
Well, I did it. I may even have to change my sewing name (although my slowness in publishing this post probably suggests it's OK for now!). My version of the Amy Jumpsuit from Closet Case Patterns was sewn up within three weeks of its release. I, Sew Slow Sarah, printed it off, toiled it, made... Continue Reading →
Frosting*. Sew the frosting. What an excellent idea. An excellent challenge. Kelli of True Bias sparked my idea for this project in her original Instagram story- she wanted to sew the fun stuff. And so did I. Couple of days later, Kelli and Heather-Lou of Closet Case Patterns had launched the #sewfrosting challenge. As described... Continue Reading →
And what better fabric than a double gauze? There are a surprising number of kimono patterns out there, in the end I went for the Florence Kimono from Sew Caroline.
In the third installment of my love affair with the Storybook Patterns Overture Set we have the mustard liberty print top. With its large floral print, and contrasting white colour, I couldn't have dreamed up a better garment if I'd tried. This is the first top version I've made from this pattern (you can see... Continue Reading →
There's been many a time I've heard a sewist asked to list the patterns that, were they only permitted to sew these for the rest of their lives, which they'd be. The Ogden Cami is often included in those lists, and I think, if I were to be asked, it might make it onto mine... Continue Reading →