I haven't blogged very much recently because I have been busy with work, but I have at least been finding time to sew. I find it sew (ha!) relaxing to do and I use it to refresh and unwind. One of my long-term projects is to figure out how to get a trouser pattern to … Continue reading Trouser fitting
... is good! But the leggings are not so good... The waist is far too low and they keep slipping off. Not what you want from your trousers! I'm happy with the T-shirt though. I thought it looked a little tight in the sleeves but my brother said it was okay. I might go one … Continue reading The fit of the toddler T-shirt…
Following the fitting failure of the baby dungarees I had made for my neice, I wanted to try making something else for her. So I decided to sew this shirred dress because the elastic (and the fact it's a dress) makes it much more forgiving for the fit. Despite these things, I seem to have … Continue reading Shirred baby dress
...is bad! My niece is much bigger than I expected, and the dungarees nowhere near fit her. It's very sad! I'll have to try again and get some measurements next time. Hopefully I'll be able to find a child that they actually fit, so it can be used by someone. Finger's crossed!