2012 Sewing

Finished Objects:


Made from scratch:


Italics means that it's left over from last year (yep, pretty much everything on this page).
  1. Sew the buttons on the cushion covers I made from the fabric we bought in Ecuador.
  2. Make coasters from Ecuadorian left overs.
  3. Sew the Vogue shirt dress. - cut out and ready to sew
  4. Make Simplicity 2497 (yes, I was going to draft it but got the pattern cheap) 
  5. Use Mum's scrap of Egyptian print (left over from a dress she made when she was at school) as a trim on a dress.
  6. Sew a princess line dress.
  7. Make an empire sheath dress.
  8. Copy the pattern of my fine white sleeveless top.
  9. Test the Singer sewing machine. 
  10. Make this cape. (McCalls 5913 or 5764) - WIP
  11. Make this funky scarf.
  12. Draft & make a black short sleeved bolero (woven fabric).
  13. Make a red short sleeved bolero (woven fabric).
  14. Draft & make a black long sleeved shrug for winter (knit fabric).
  15. Make padded covers for my ergonomic chair.
  16. Vogue 8633 - coral linen - (might rethink this fabric choice)
  17. Summer pj's for TigerboyFeb
  18. Finish the "Palin" bag for Tigerboy. - finished!
  19. Winter pj pants for Tigerboy & his Dad. ($1/m flannelette from Spotlight).
  20. Cover for the chair in my studio
  21. Butterick 5608 (pattern courtesy of  Mary - how nice! That was a pattern I'd had my eye on for a while)
    Techniques to learn and/or use

    1. Piping.
    2. Invisible zip.

    1. Blue kimono dress - make a new skirt that is not a size 000 from the red jersey dress I have never worn
    2. Plaid shirt  
    3. Pink & brown maxi. 
    4. Black and white wrap dress.

    1. Hem black dress - that one inch will make a big difference when I'm wearing flats!
    2. Hem the crazy coloured dress and fix that funky tie thing.

    Oh, there are plenty more - this is just what was left from last year!