Cardigans and Pullovers, Hot Patterns, Knitting, P'tite Mignonne, Tops and Blouses

P’tite Mignonne’s Abalone (and a tee of my own)

As you friends know, P'tite Mignonne recently took up knitting. She chose a soft, soft yarn in her very own colours; and picked a project with a pretty name, Abalone, because it rhymed with her name (*ETA yes, it rhymes in French!* and yes, she can be a bit self-centred that way...). She was very… Continue reading P’tite Mignonne’s Abalone (and a tee of my own)

Accessories, Dresses, Hot Patterns

Winter Flowers – Purple and Grey Cosmopolitan Dress

Hello, everyone! I hope this finds each and everyone of you enjoying a happy end of the year, whichever way you like it best! Here is my last sewing project before Christmas - a Cosmo Dress! Hot Patterns' Cosmopolitan Dress and I have a complicated history. I have always loved the pattern and this was… Continue reading Winter Flowers – Purple and Grey Cosmopolitan Dress

Hot Patterns, Simplicity, Tops and Blouses, Wardrobe: Autumn-Winter07-08

Simplicity 4022 – Sleeve or No Sleeve?

I took a much welcome break in my work this weekend and played with Simplicity 4022. I am/was planning on making the same view that the model is wearing, with the bell sleeves. The fabric I'm using is a black and white Liberty lawn, very lightweight: I only need to prepare and set in the… Continue reading Simplicity 4022 – Sleeve or No Sleeve?