Experimental Space: Josie Blouse

Experimental Space: Josie Blouse

I started making this blouse about 5 months ago. How can it have taken so long? In truth, it hasn’t taken 5 months of effort. I kept starting and stopping and starting and stopping again. I chose the pattern because it is a bit different to others available at...
Procrastination and Other Stories

Procrastination and Other Stories

I bought a couple of Experimental Space sewing patterns a couple of months back. I chose to start on the Josie blouse first. It features a number of elements I haven’t made before, so I have been very busy these last few weeks procrastinating. Hookstone Woods I...
The Knitting and Stitching Show

The Knitting and Stitching Show

Last weekend I popped into the final afternoon of the Knitting and Stitching Show in Harrogate, North Yorkshire.  It’s a massive, 4 day event with hundreds of stalls, demo’s and workshops.  I started off in the textile art exhibition. Artwork This piece by...
Kiomi Dress

Kiomi Dress

Having regained my sewjo, the question becomes “what shall I make?”.  I ordered some fabulous cotton lawn, thinking I would make another Roscoe Blouse but when it arrived I changed my mind.  The fabric needed a different project. I decided on the Kiomi...
Where’s my sewjo?

Where’s my sewjo?

I haven’t blogged for a while, mainly because I haven’t sewn for a while.  I lost my sewing mojo – a sewjo if you will. Sure, I spent hours scrolling fabric seller websites but when it came to actually focusing on DOING something, nothing happened....

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