11 February, 2012
onerainyafternoon added the project Snuggly Hoodie
Hooded zipped sweatshirt made in fleecy sweatshirt fabric. More details on my blog one rainy afternoon
onerainyafternoon added the project Spring meringue
crisp cotton in black with a very small white flower motif. This skirt is the first pattern in The Colette Sewing Handbook. More details can be seen on my blog – one rainy afternoon…
23 January, 2012
onerainyafternoon commented on the project jacket for a scarf
thank you Jenny! Yes – the skirt you can see if actually a dress – the next project on Burdastyle – or you can see it on my blog – www.onerainyafternoon.com
onerainyafternoon added the project button it dress
based on the crepe dress pattern from colette patterns i modified the pattern so that the dress wraps at the front and omitted the belt tie and instead added a button fastening. more details on "my…
onerainyafternoon added the project jacket for a scarf
ok, so most people buy (or make) scarfs to go with their jackets but i thought i would shake things up a bit and make a jacket to go with a scarf. more details can be seen on my blog…
5 January, 2012
onerainyafternoon added the project Yellow flowers and denim
Yellow floral cotton blouse from the Jasmine pattern by Colette Patterns. And a denim Beignet, also by Colette Patterns.
More details on my blog “one rainy afternoon”/http://www.onerainyafternoo…
onerainyafternoon added the project Grey shirt dress
Grey cotton blend shirt dress based on a japanese pattern from the book “les couleurs francaises”.
More details can be seen on my blog: one rainy afternoon
onerainyafternoon commented on the project Linen Opera Dress
it was a fairly heavy linen so it draped well.
Thank you for your lovely comments
4 January, 2012
onerainyafternoon added the project Linen Opera Dress
Linen dress based on a Lisette for Simplicity pattern but adapted for a baby bump. Further details and other projects (maternity and others) can be seen on my blog www.onerainyafternoon.com (search…
onerainyafternoon added the project Crepe for a bump?
An adaptation of the lovely Crepe pattern from Colette Patterns to cover a baby bump.
More details can be found on my blog www.onerainyafternoon.com (search for ‘crepe’ to see details of this proj…
15 June, 2011
onerainyafternoon added the project Selection of summer dresses
One pattern, some fabric, a little variation = three dresses.
See all details on my blog
onerainyafternoon added the project Popover sundresses
From the free downloadable pattern on the Oliver & S blog – these sundresses are easy to make and look so cute!
All details for the dresses and the matching bloomers on my blog
onerainyafternoon added the project White eyelet Rae shirt
Using the free pattern – the Rae shirt – I made this white eyelet cover up for my niece – with matching bloomers.
All details on my blog
onerainyafternoon added the project Liberty shirt blouse
Blouse made in Liberty fabric. Pattern is an adaptation of a shirt dress pattern from the japanese pattern book ‘Les Couleurs francaises’.
All details and more (on the shirt and the trousers) on…
8 June, 2011
onerainyafternoon added the project Maternit Dress Take One
Cotton maternity dress based (very loosely) on a pattern from a Japanese Pattern Book but with the bodice shortened – a jersey band inserted with same fabric belt and the skirt cut much wider and p…
onerainyafternoon added the project White eyelet Sobretto
Can you tell I’ve had a little production line of this pattern? For this version though (again using the Sobretto free pattern from Colette Patterns) I omitted the front pleat and serged the edges …
onerainyafternoon added the project Blue Liberty print Sobretto
As for the yellow gingham top – using the Sobretto free pattern from Colette Patterns which is a dream pattern.
onerainyafternoon added the project Yellow gingham Sobretto
First (of many) Sobretto tops using the free pattern from Colette Patterns. An easy two piece pattern to make a slip on vest top with a central pleat. Pattern goes together like a dream and there a…
22 December, 2010
onerainyafternoon commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 22 Win a One-Year Subscription to burda style magazine!
I sew roughly about 12 hours a week in term time but much less in school holidays as sewing with children around is not easy or a good idea. I roughly sew about 8 to ten days a month.
18 December, 2010
onerainyafternoon added the project Grey dots winter coat
winter coat based, rather loosely on the burda style 3/2010 pattern A. The inspiration behind the coat was a Kate Spade coat (see my blog for pictures – link below) and I adapted the burda pattern …
17 November, 2010
onerainyafternoon added the project Advent bunting
Bunting especially for advent with each square being a little pocket ready to be filled with goodies!
see this and more at http://onerainyafternoon.blogspot.com
onerainyafternoon added the project Tiered cord skirt
Purple cord tiered elasticated waist skirt.
for this, and more see my blog “onerainyafternoonbyzoe.blogspot”
9 November, 2010
onerainyafternoon added the project dotty patterned jersey dress
Based on the basic dress pattern in Sew U-Stretch. A quick jersey dress to try out my new overlocker. More details on my blog – http://onerainyafternoonbyzoe.blogspot.com
19 October, 2010
onerainyafternoon added the project Cord autumn school dress
School dress in corduroy
see more on my blog http://onerainyafternoonbyzoe.blogspot.com
18 October, 2010
onerainyafternoon added the project Red boiled wool jacket
Boiled wool red jacket with peter pan collar and two button fastening
see more on my blog “onerainyafternoonbyzoe.blogspot”
15 October, 2010
onerainyafternoon commented on the project SImple blue tunic
it’s a japanese pattern book and it is actually called (now that I have checked!) happy homemade kids (vol 2). I got it on etsy (etsy.com) – if you search japanese pattern books it should come up. …
14 October, 2010
onerainyafternoon added the project SImple blue tunic
Linen navy tunic based on view S of Homemade Kids books. Very simple and quick to make. I lengthened the body as the original pattern was for more of a top and added Liberty bias trim to give it a …
13 October, 2010
onerainyafternoon commented on the project Some grey dots
Thank you very much! I have to admit that on this version as I have lowered the neckline I can get the top on and off without having to undo the buttons – I can just pop it over my head. But even o…
12 October, 2010
onerainyafternoon added the project Pencil skirt heaven
Black wool pencil skirt from Vogue pattern 8640. I used the tutorial on the Cupcake Goddess’ blog to adjust the darts and the fit to make sure that it looked and fitted like a proper pencil skirt a…
onerainyafternoon added the project Some grey dots
Sencha pattern from Colette Patterns – view 3. I lowered the neckline a little as this is my third blouse from this pattern and the pattern as drafted comes alittle too high on the neck for me. I a…