fall essentials sew along

FESA FO: The knit pencil skirt

delfinelise, pencil skirt, ponte knit

  Serger Love Imagine that. I have a serger again. My serger broke, slowly but steadily during the winter months, and since February I have been without. When it finally did break all together, I feared it was nothing to be done, so I delayed taking it to the shop, because I was afraid of…

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Why not try and make a plan and then stick to it?

sewing plan delfinelise

the making of a plan I went through my yarn stash recently. Since I no longer knit much (because of some neck/back issues), I thought it wise to free up some space by letting go of some of my yarn. That felt really good. So this morning I went through my fabric stash. Now, not…

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Fall Essentials Sew Along: The Summary

Although I haven´t made everything I planned on making, and even if I have made some changes, I feel that I have completed the Fall Essential Sew Along. It´s been so much fun to see what everyone have been doing over at the Flickr group, and reading all the blog posts! I love these types…

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FESA: The corduroy pants

Edit: I had no idea, but a post over at the Coletterie stated that it is Corduroy Appreciation Day today! Fitting, no? So, I finally finished my corduroy pants! I´ve been wanting to make a rust colored pair since seeing Carolyn´s version. I have already told you about the beginnings of these pants, so here comes the finished…

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FESA update: The jersey dress

Burda Knit Dress in Teal

I am almost finished with my corduroy pants, but I have a little left on them. I did however make this jersey dress last week. I had it cut out a while back, and when I finally started to sew, it was quite easy to make. The pattern, BurdaStyle 05-2010-103, is originally for woven fabric,…

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An ode to the half-circle skirt.

I don’t write lots of odes here, I reserve that title only for those very special occasions that makes me really entusiastic. In fact, the only other post with that title was written well over a year ago, devoted to Colette Patterns. Excuse my bad posture, but I tried to fit the whole outfit into the picture……

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Autumnal sewing plans

When Sarah, Alessa and Ali announced a Fall Essential Sew Along, and doing so by using alliterations like Fashionable Foundations for Frosty Weather  and Chic Chemises for Cool Climates, I knew I had to join. Now, I am trying to keep the selfish sewing limited, so I get more time to sew for others, but some things…

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