I used some bright blue wool crepe, polyester lining fabric and Butterick 5015, view G, to make a simple skirt that will brighten up a few dull winter days. Back zip and lapped waist band closed wi…
Thanks! My friend thinks so now too, though I had better prepare for more requests!
It does! Looks just like the old one, without the fading and pilling. Yolanda makes everything lo…
Thanks! The pattern was even more simple than I expected. Love when that happens.
A really basic boat neck dress that I copied for a friend from a dress she had worn to death. Kimono sleeves, neck and hem facings and sleeve cuffs. The dress is the same front and back. Simple!
I love the pleats on the back. Gives a plain dress something special :)
A simple table runner made out of triangle Christmas trees. I used four different sizes of triangles and arranged them until they looked how I wanted them to. The green fabrics are a heavy cotton a…
Thanks Mary! You’re always so sweet :)
A gift for my boyfriend’s mother for Christmas. Black fabric is always hard to photograph so bear with me. It is the pleated bodice and long sleeve from New Look 6000, without the collar and sleev…
Thanks Loisvolk! Easy than I thought they would be too :)
Thanks! You’re too kind.
I made these two backpacks for christmas gifts this year in an attempt to get more handmade items in to the season. One is made from a plain cotton and cotton canvas for the straps while the other …
In the middle of a “blah” moment, I cut two pieces that were far to short to do what I wanted so I improvised and got this; Side panels with deep pocket and pleats in the middle front and back.
Just a basic skirt with elastic inside a waist casing. Just one pocket, because I thought it looked cool, a bit of ric-rac and lots of gathers. I lined the skirt, as well to stop it from riding up …
Great skirt! love the colour too :)
The fit is really great! Love the colour on you too :)
Nice and simple button down skirt from polka dot matte satin. Two darts in the back, a waistband and 6 buttons down the front.
See more at my blog :)
I love this outfit and the way you made the two simple things more “you”. You look great in them …
Very cool fabric and it looks great with the button placket!
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