All posts filed under: in-progress

Mini Review – Clover Chaco Liner, Plus Hawthorn is Chugging Along

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Colette / in-progress / review - sewing stuff / Sewing / Sewing Patterns

Two weeks into work and i’ve decided I don’t want to be an adult anymore!  Full time work is hard.  I really should’ve appreciated uni life more while I was still able to sleep during class without repurcussions.  Speaking of sleep, that’s pretty much I all do nowadays outside of work because I am so exhausted.  Zzzzz.  I’m sorry I haven’t been reading anyone’s blogs, either.  I’ll get back to it soon!  I just need […]

Hawthorn Sew-Along – Pretty Fabric and I Hate Muslins

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Colette / fabric / in-progress

The Hawthorn Sew-Along is up to choosing fabric and making a muslin. I’ve decided to keep it simple and use a cotton lawn from my stash.  I only have 2.7m of this which is enough for the bodice, skirt, and smaller facings of the dress.  I will have to cut my front facing out of a different fabric.  The collar is going to be made out of a solid cream, and i’m still contemplating whether […]

Hawthorn Sew-Along

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Colette / in-progress

Hey!  Look what arrived in the mail today!  Thanks to Sew Squirrel for super fast shipping – I placed the order in last week.  My Hawthorn arrived time for me to join the… … Hawthorn Sew-Along hosted by Colette Patterns!  It’s my first sew-along and i’m really excited.  It’s great timing because i’m really bad at pacing myself with sewing – my sewing schedule is always just to sew a lot in one go and […]

Books, bears, dogs

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Cute Stuff / Design / in-progress / Sewing / sewing books

Sewing books! I love sewing books! I recently got four more and I took pictures of them! Such is my love for sewing books. Especially Japanese sewing books – I love them to bits. I will put up detailed reviews when I make more things from them, but I do have initial thoughts: “Stylish Dress Book” and “Stylish Dress Book – Simple Smocks, Dresses and Tops”, both by Yoshiko Tsukiori, are not the same book. […]