22 February, 2015
Irene Bullock added the project Wrap boxy top
I love this top, it has turned out exactly as shown in Burda. I actually have grey cropped trousers from a million years ago, so yeah, white single female alert.
Nice project for a beginner, to…
24 October, 2012
10 October, 2012
9 October, 2012
Irene Bullock added the project Red Minoru
I just finished this red Sewaholic’s Minoru, great pattern (and sew-along!) for newbies in outwear.
This jacket is perfect for the Dutch autumn weather, the hoodie, the long sleeves, the length…
15 August, 2012
Irene Bullock added the project Ballerina girl (SIM2250)
Lovely dress from Simplicity (2250), a Cynthia Rowley design.
It has complicated pleat and darts details at the front and bows at the back. And pockets! There where some issues with the lining …
2 August, 2012
Irene Bullock added the project Plaid shoulder pleat blouse
A sleveless blouse full of buttons! From the moment I put my hands on this fabric I knew it was meant for this Burda pattern 128-09-2011.
I’m not 100% happy, it’s not the perfect woven top I’ve…
1 August, 2012
Irene Bullock commented on the project Aguamarina sheath dress
Thank you all – and now, start sewing it!
29 July, 2012
Irene Bullock favorited the project A different halter dress
Irene Bullock added the project Aguamarina sheath dress
Lovely sheath dress from Burda’s 08-2012, one of the best issues ever.
This pattern is for tall sizes, so you may want to check the fit (length mainly) before cutting the fabric. Complete review…
25 April, 2012
Irene Bullock added the project Red in the park dress
Almost 1 year in the UFO pile, but it’s finally done! I modified it quite a bit to suit it to my taste, body and fabric choice, no wonder it took so long!
More info at the
2 April, 2012
Irene Bullock commented on the project Collar Me Stylish...
I had totally overlooked this pattern! I love the black and white combination and the peter pan collar looks fab, great job.
26 February, 2012
Irene Bullock added the project Drama-free NL6000
New Look’s 6000 a.k.a. Joan’s dress: Misses’ retro style dress with front, sleeve and neck variations. I love this dress so much I made it twice! It’s retro, but not costumey, and totally wearable …
18 January, 2012
Irene Bullock commented on the project Jasmine Noir
It’s sewn sandwiched between the front piece and a facing. It’s explained quite well in the instructions, it’s the first time I’ve inserted a collar with ties properly. I’ll make close up photo’sto…
17 January, 2012
Irene Bullock added the project Jasmine Noir
My take on Colette’s Jasmine! My first version (Noir) was a bit large, so I did a SBA on the second version (Beige).
I love it! It has officially become a TNT pattern for me, fits my business ca…
31 December, 2011
Irene Bullock commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 31 - Win a Thread Box from Gütermann!
Gutterman is the best stuff! I have about 4-5 projects in several stages of completion, so this thread would be really useful (does it include coral? I still have to buy that one!).
29 December, 2011
Irene Bullock commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 29 - Win The BurdaStyle Sewing Handbook! 5 Winners!
I’m looking for the right faux fur fabric to make the Yeti-coat featured in the dec/2010 Burda – in my mind I see it as an Anita Pallenberg kind of coat. Also, I’m planning to make the house robe f…
27 December, 2011
Irene Bullock commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 27 - Win the 2011 Threads Magazine Archive DVD-ROM from Threads Magazine!
Now I do! It´s tiny, messy, but it´s mine and mine alone!
Irene Bullock commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 26 - Win the Newest Sewing Titles from Chronicle Books!
The Marilyn Monroe´s shocking pink dress in Gentleman Prefer Blondes, and more recently Nicole Kidman´s red dress in Moulin Rouge.
25 December, 2011
Irene Bullock commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 25 - 5 Winners will Receive a Copy of Sweat Shop Paris!
When I was 14 I made my first crochet beret, with a super cheap fucshia wool. It was hideous but I wore it the whole winter with pride!
Irene Bullock commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 24 - Win Sewing and DIY titles from STC Craft|Melanie Falick Books!
For supplies I love Ray Stitch in the UK, and for sewing books I buy most of them second hand.
23 December, 2011
Irene Bullock commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 23 - Win a Spoonflower $100 Credit!
I can’t find the Tetris fabric anymore, but the Pacman one is still pretty awesome.
22 December, 2011
Irene Bullock commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 22 - Win a Tailoring Supply Kit from A Fashionable Stitch!
Good quality interfacing – here in NL we’re stuck with the vile vliseline, uggh!
19 December, 2011
Irene Bullock commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 19 - Win $100 Gift Certificate from BritexFabrics.com!
Dresses, the more impractical the better! Now, if only I had a chance to wear them in real life …
12 December, 2011
Irene Bullock commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 12 - Win a Library of Sewing Titles and Canvas Tote from Random House, Inc.!
I’m a sucker for pretty dresses and nobody does it better than Karen Millen. I stalk her website on weekly basis and daydream of the day that I have enough skills to copy her. Eventually it will ha…
11 December, 2011
Irene Bullock commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 11 - Win 2 Seam Allowance Guides and a $200 Tessuti Fabric Voucher from SeamAllowanceGuide.com!
If I had a magic button that I could push to make perfect buttonholes my life would be much, much easier.
7 December, 2011
Irene Bullock commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 7 - Win a Holding Pattern Overnight Bag from ModCloth!
Me of course! And I’d use it to transport all my current projects (many!) in several stages of completition.
15 September, 2011
Irene Bullock added the project Twist Skirt
Based on Burda’s 08/2010/135 From the mag: “This close-fitting pink silk skirt with a most unusual wrapped detail will certainly attract lots of attention” Sure it does!
I had a mere 60cm from…
9 September, 2011
Irene Bullock commented on the project Lula Top
OMG – I love that video of Zooey! I so need a white Sencha right now …
8 September, 2011
Irene Bullock commented on the project Lula Top
Ladies, if you’re planning to make this skirt, don’t forget to add some length to it, it’s very short!
7 September, 2011
Irene Bullock added the project Lula Top
Asymmetrical top, really easy to make with wovens (cotton in this case) or knits. No closures, just put it on and you’re good to go. I think it’s a nice and elegant alternative to t-shirts, specia…