Sewing for grown-ups

Pattern: Lucette wrap top & Erell kimono top – Coudre le Stretch by Marie Poisson Size : 44 and 46 Fabric : white jersey knit and teal jersey knit, both from Tia Knight on eBay To change a little from the recent Anglo-saxon series of sewing patterns, here is the Lucette wrap knit top! When […]

26th July 2017

[sewing] Bra #4


Sewing for grown-ups

No need to look in the archive, I’ve never really shown you any of the previous version, and some of them have been thrown away! The first one came from Merckwaerdigh: I had bought a complete bra kit with all the fabrics and notions and it included a pattern. It was great for a first try […]

28th November 2016

[sewing] Sewaholic Gabriola Skirt


Sewing for grown-ups

We’ve seen maxi skirts make a great come back these last few years and of course I couldn’t resist after seeing all the beauties over the internet. There are more and more patterns being released and it gets easier to find exactly what you’re looking for. I knew I didn’t want a knit skirt so […]

8th August 2016

[knitting] FO: Millisande


Sewing for grown-ups

Finally finished! Phew, that took ages… I started this jumper last August, hoping I could finish it in time for winter. Alas, it didn’t go according to the plan. Firstly because there are lots and lots and lots of cables, and no stockinette portion to rest your hands and brain. Secondly because I ran out […]

31st March 2016

[sewing] Sewing Lessons #1 and #2


Sewing for grown-ups

This year I’ve decided to take sewing lessons at l’Atelier sur le Fil with Rébécca. I’ll be joining 8 other ladies on their 2nd year, and working on 1st year projects too. Lessons take place every tuesday from 8 to 10 pm. On my first lesson, I came unprepared and didn’t have all the right […]

19th September 2015

[sewing] Jasper Sweater


Sewing for grown-ups

Hi, I’m back after a very long summer break! As usual, I did continue sewing but forgot to blog about anything! Here is one of my latest makes: the Jasper Sweater by Paprika. It’s already been worn several times, and highly approved. I did the view without the hood as you can see – as […]

17th September 2015