15 April, 2015
LizDN9 added the project called NewLook Spring jacket
A simple jacket design, this time from NewLook patterns (K6217). Made from a lovely cotton fabric which was a bit pricier than I usually opt for, but it was lovely to work with. The sleeves are par…
LizDN9 added the project called Basic Drape Jersey Cardigan
A simple drape cardigan made from jersey fabric – my first project inserting sleeves!! I am really pleased with how this cardigan came out, my second Ottobre pattern and again – no pattern adjustme…
23 March, 2015
LizDN9 commented on the project Simple Drape top
Yes Mary, it’s out of the Ottobre Woman current issue (Spring/ Summer 2015) – I can always get a …
22 March, 2015
LizDN9 added the project called Simple Drape top
A simple top, with some pleats added at one shoulder to create a drape effect. This is the first Ottobre pattern I have done and very pleased with it. You take your size measurement from your bust,…
LizDN9 added the project called Applique Cat Cushion
A cushion I made for my friend for her birthday. Made from bits I had in the fabric box, contrasting fabrics divided by a cotton ribbon. I got the idea from Sew Mag, you can download the cat templa…
2 February, 2015
LizDN9 commented on the project Sorbetto Variation
but of course! It’s a lovely soft lightweight cotton x
1 February, 2015
LizDN9 added the project called Sorbetto Variation
I made this top based loosely on the Colette patterns sorbetto top, I have made the sorbetto top before and knew that it fit round me, I had also already made the adaptations for an FBA, and liked …
LizDN9 added the project called Short Margot pyjamas
I adapted the Margot Pyjamas pattern by Tilly and the Buttons to make these short pyjama bottoms from some fabric I had left. I also added a contrasting ribbon (saved from some old pyjamas!) and al…
28 January, 2015
LizDN9 added the project called Chevron Jersey skirt
Simple skirt made from jersey fabric
25 January, 2015
LizDN9 added the project called Square wheat bag
Filled with dried wheat and lavender to make a toasty wheat bag for chilly nights.
22 January, 2015
My Grandma managed to get hold of some dried wheat from a local farmer, I have since been making these wheat bags for me and my friends. Easy to make…simply cut the fabric to the size/ shape you …
24 November, 2014
16 September, 2014
LizDN9 added the project called Margot Pyjama Bottoms
A basic Pyjama bottom pattern from Tilly and the Buttons book: “Love at First Stitch”. My first pair of trousers! (Albeit super simple ones!) Sorry for the crazy shadows in one of the pictures!
LizDN9 added the project called Black Jersey Skirt
basic skirt from a pattern I drew myself from an existing skirt. Simple elasticated waistband and hemmed up at the bottom. Discovered my machine has a stitch especially for stretch fabrics!
24 August, 2014
LizDN9 added the project called Stuffed floor cushion
Another floor cushion I have made for a family member, you stuff the cushion with a single duvet/ blankets, perfect way to store those extra winter layers, and the mean time you have a large squash…
13 August, 2014
12 August, 2014
10 August, 2014
LizDN9 added the project called Restyled Linen Shorts
I was gifted some 3/4 length linen bottoms which we a tad on the large size for me, but I love linen and am short on shorts, so a re-fashion of these was due!
You can see in the pictures that I …
2 August, 2014
LizDN9 commented on the project Rosette Cushion
Sort of, inspired by one I saw in a book I which explained how to make a rosette but then applied…
29 July, 2014
LizDN9 commented on the project Beachy cushion
I stitched it with the machine…but don’t be fooled. I stitched it with matching thread, which y…
28 July, 2014
LizDN9 added the project called Simple stripes cushion
Exactly what the project name suggests!
LizDN9 added the project called Spots and Stripes Cushion
Another one from my ‘nautical’ collection!
LizDN9 added the project called Beachy cushion
Simple oxford cushion cover with added ribbon detail
LizDN9 added the project called Rosette Cushion
I used stripey fabric for a nautical feel!
LizDN9 added the project called Cushion seat pads
Simple covered foam cushion seat pads.
14 July, 2014
LizDN9 added the project called Lamp shades
Home made pair of lamp shades in any fabric you want!
8 June, 2014
LizDN9 added the project called Cafetiere Cosy
Cafetiere cosy with contrasting trim