Tag Archives: grey

Year in Review 2014

Soooo I sort of dropped off the face of the blog Earth last year. I did sew a little but not nearly as much as years previous. I also didn’t purchase a lot of fabric! I bought three things for … Continue reading

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Random Sewing: The “Just Another Jersey” Dress

Fabric: Grey and black-dot jersey $12 from Mood Pattern: Modified Stretch & Sew 1505 Year: 1979 Notions: 2 scraps of bias tape to reinforce the shoulder seems Time to complete: Probably 6-7 hours or so. First worn: For pictures Wear … Continue reading

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Random Sewing: The “Retro Schmetro” Dress

Fabric: Joel Dewbweey aqua herringbone cotton $10 and Robert Kaufman’s Retro Circles in grey $11 Pattern: Simplicity 2211 (minus collar, placket and sleeve ruffles) Year: 2011 Notions: aqua bias tape for the sleeves and hem from stash Time to complete: 8 … Continue reading

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2013 Sewing Plan: The “Stash-Busting All Over” Skirt

2013 Sewing Plan: Project 2 Fabric: Black and white woven suiting left over from a dress I made two years ago, poplin from Lisette collection for facings Pattern: Gertie’s Pencil Skirt Year: 2012 Notions: 1 hook and eye, 7″ zip … Continue reading

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Fabric Stash Show and Tell

Happy New Year! I’m back! Woohoo! I had the overwhelming desire to sew the past few days but couldn’t figure out what to do. Part of my problem was a limited fabric stash. Lucky for me I had reason to … Continue reading

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Sewing Projects 45: The “Jet Setting” Outfit

Originally written for, and posted at, The Sew Weekly. Theme: 1960s The Facts Fabric: Light grey cotton flannel from Vogue Fabrics in Chicago $10 for two and a half yards but I haven’t use it all Pattern: Simplicity 7127 Year: … Continue reading

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Sewing Projects 33: The “A Study in Grey” Outfit

Originally written for, and posted at, The Sew Weekly. Theme: Books The Facts Fabric: Grey suiting $12, lining from stash $0 Pattern: “Frankenpattern”, Butterick 5032 and free deerstalker pattern Year: Contemporary mix and 1952 reissue Notions: 16″ zipper $1, covered … Continue reading

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