Tag: Jane Austen

And another

Well it is the New Year, not sure what to make of 2020 right now. Things that are happening all over the world, are incredibly scary. If any of you crafters out there are interested there are some groups out there that are in… Continue Reading “And another”

A few rows short of a blanket

Last time on ‘The Year I Made My Own Clothes’ I had an 8 year old I was crocheting a mermaids tail blanket I found some neat artwork And we had a lot of snow. Well, I now have a NINE year old 😳,… Continue Reading “A few rows short of a blanket”

Tubular stitching

Today I want to talk about tubular stitching and why I cannot for the life of me, find a tutorial on this subject. I can find tubular cast on, I can find tubular bind off, but I cannot find tubular stitch. Get with the… Continue Reading “Tubular stitching”

Blogiversary!

Happy blogiversary!!! Yes folks, it has been a year since I moved my blog over from blogspot to WordPress, and while I didn’t exactly stick with making my clothes for a whole year, the intentions were good and you folks keep coming back so… Continue Reading “Blogiversary!”

Everything changes

Well my friends two things have come to an end the last two days, and there are two more things that will be ending this week. First, I finished my Jane Austen dress with some slight modifications Appearances can be deceiving, I swear both… Continue Reading “Everything changes”

The silver lining

Today was the day, I had planned to finish my regency dress so I could move on to the next dress. All I had left to do was to cut out the lining for the front and back skirt, and stitch everything together. Well….it’s… Continue Reading “The silver lining”

Won’t you be my valentine?

My hands are starting to feel better which has allowed me to start a new project, another one?!, yes another one. Toph just went through his dresser and discarded a bunch of shirts that were all too big for him. Now see my original… Continue Reading “Won’t you be my valentine?”

I guess I need to buy more quilting pins

I’m no longer stuck on the couch yay!! I’ve spent the last couple of days moving around and while I still have a cough and stuffy nose, I am no longer feeling like I’ve been tackled by a football player. Instead I spent two… Continue Reading “I guess I need to buy more quilting pins”

Sewing time is upon us

The thing about sewing is, is that it is faster then knitting….unless you procrastinate of course…which you’ve been doing. I’ve have three dresses that I need to have finished before August, one needs to be finished before May, and I still have a knitting… Continue Reading “Sewing time is upon us”

Two birds, one stone

This morning started off a little rough, while we knew it was coming it was still sad to hear of the passing of my husband’s Grandmother. She was a lovely woman and will be missed very much. I figured with her passing that it… Continue Reading “Two birds, one stone”