Designer: Colette Pattern: Sorbetto Type of fabric: Cotton Amount of fabric used: 1m (110cm wide) Notions I used: Thread, Bias Binding My measurements: Bust: 34" Waist: 31" Hips: 41" Cut Size: Number 2 Date: 28th April I wanted to pop into Guthrie & Ghani (G & G, Moseley) to have a look at some fabrics … Continue reading Colette Sorbetto Top
Designer: Colette Pattern: Moneta Type of fabric: Ponte da Roma Jersey Amount of fabric used: 1.5 / 2m (150cm wide) Notions I used: Thread, Clear elastic My measurements: Bust: 34" Waist: 31" Hips: 41" Cut Size: Medium for bodice and skirt Date: 17th April I went to my first sewing meet-up (sewbrum) where I only … Continue reading Moneta dress with a friend!
Designer: Newlook Pattern: 6291 View B & C Type of fabric: Cotton Amount of fabric used: Sorry never made a note of this Notions I used: Thread, 1 pack double folded Bias binding (1/2" / 1.3cm wide), 1m x Elastic (3/8" / 1cm wide) & 1.10m x Elastic (1" / 2.5cm wide) My measurements: Bust: … Continue reading Beach romper & dress
How did my love for sewing start? After completing my Interior design and curtains, blinds and soft furnishings studies I realised that I actually enjoyed sewing just as much as bringing an empty space to life so I started having a go at simple projects. I started making kitchen textiles, soft furnishings and accessories but … Continue reading Jodie Laura Designs
Designer: Sew Caroline Pattern: Sugar pop top Type of fabric: Cotton Cream and Navy Amount of fabric used: Sorry did make note of this Notions I used: fusible Interfacing, Thread, 1/2" single fold bias binding My measurements: Bust: 34.5" Waist: 30" Hips: 41" Cut Size: Date: Feb 2016 I love the look of this pattern 1) it has … Continue reading Sew Caroline Sugar Pop top
Designer: Sewaholic Pattern: Thurlow Shorts Type of fabric: Chambray & Liberty Print cotton Amount of fabric used: Sorry never made these notes when I first started sewing Notions I used: Thread, 1x Buttons (2cm), zip (10cm), 1 x hook & eye, fusible interfacing My measurements: Bust: N/A Waist: 30.7 " / 78cm Hips: 42.5" / 108cm … Continue reading Sewaholic Thurlow Shorts
Now that I have been sewing for just over a year I have decided to look back at my makes and plan for 2017. I have a long list of patterns that I would like to make but I have realised that having an extensive list (I love my lists) doesn't help me to focus … Continue reading Plans for 2017!
I started to learn to sew my own clothes at the end of 2015 where I made my first dress!! whoop!! Dec 2015 - Garment # 1 (Sorry about the picture quality.) This is 'The Daisy Dress' by Eliza m sew inspired by the 1950's. This is a beginner pattern which I thought was quite … Continue reading My 1st make!!
Hi, my name is Jodie from the West Midlands, UK. I thought I would start a blog so I can keep a log of my makes, images and the nitty gritty details. I also hope to be able to help others along the way by including the details that I was looking for as a beginner. … Continue reading About Me!