My boyfriend recently challenged me to make something simple, but without using a pattern. I accepted the challenge and set out to make a simple tank top dress using a black knit fabric that Minerva Crafts sent me after I won a Monthly Stitch challenge during Indie Pattern Month. For my first attempt at garment making without a pattern, I’m pleased with the results.
Archives for July 2015
My latest project is Vogue 9100, which claims to be a “very easy” pattern. Although I’m satisfied with the finished garment, it proved to be anything but.
I wanted to make a simple sundress to take part in the Sundress Sew-A-Long 2015 hosted by Handmade By Heather B. Also, this the Monthly Stitch Challenge for July is Checks so I thought I’d kill two birds with one stone and make a checked sundress.
I finally finished the patio cushions!
Last summer my boyfriend’s mom bought us a vintage patio set. The set was in beautiful condition because apparently someone had stored the furniture inside. The cushions were original. Probably 50 years old. After one season outside they completely came apart. My boyfriend’s mom is visiting this weekend so I wanted to make sure I had the patio looking nice and the cushions re-done before she arrived.