Burda coat – February 2021 edition

A labour of love, that’s what this coat is about. Made in only two weeks it already is not in my house any more but gone home with my daughter. The difficulty rating is 3 stars (on a scale of 4) and I think it would deserve a 4 star rating. This is not an easy...

Jalie Jeans

Just a quick post to show the first photos of a pair of jeans I finished tonight. I was really disappointed about the failure of the designer ones. For the last pairs I made I used the Ginger pattern but have used this Jalie pattern in the past with good success and...

Burda top finished

Thank you for your comments and suggestions on my failure jeans. I do appreciate the ideas to use it in some way but it’s been laid aside for now. I’ve been working on other things and been preparing for workshops I’ll start giving in lingerie sewing...

Jeans – a failure

Despite the promising photo of the knee detail of these jeans, it will not be finished. I haven’t thought about a few changes well enough and the pocket placement is totally wrong. I made a quick muslin that was pretty good with the changes for making it a more...