Wow – I was blown away ! Thank you so much to the 88 people who have completed my sewing survey so far. I am happy that so many people take an active interest in the site and took the time to write such encouraging and positive comments. Thank you all. Here is a summary of the sewing survey results:
I’ve been here a little while now, and I’ve had a few comments and emails asking about where I live and what life is like here in the Cayman Islands. There is an About Me page you can take a look at, and you can see my silly profile photo over there on the right. But what about the detail – the nitty gritty – my dirty little secrets? Read on… I am British, but I left the UK 6 1/2 years ago to live in Thailand. I was there a year and now have lived in the Cayman Islands … Continue reading
I watched this very interesting video – a presentation by Johanna Blakley: Lessons from fashion’s free culture. In it is discussed the lack of copyright on fashion and apparel and how trends are just everyone copying from one another at the same time until everything looks like a variation on the same theme. (She puts it much better.) For example, peplums coming ‘back into fashion’. Black and white seems to be predicted as popular for this year. Also discussed is the collaboration between fashion designers and large retail stores to bring those expensive fashions into the reach of us regular folks. And how they realise that having their designs copied makes … Continue reading
My Valentines Sewing Projects post was so popular, so I have really enjoyed putting together some of my favorite Spring and Easter sewing projects for you – these are SO cute and there are bunnies everywhere! Hover over the thumbnail to see the title, right click and open in a new tab to go to the page, while leaving this list open. If you have any other projects to add – or even some new ones of you own, do post a link in the comments section below.
If you have already visited my previous posts then you are all ready and set to start sewing you own underwear. Not got the free panties pattern yet? Download the pattern from this post – Free Multi-size pattern to make your own undies And take a look here for how to put your pattern together (important) – Making up the pattern Once you are all set, you will need the following materials: Stretch lace with a finished edge on both sides – recommended 4 to 6.5 inches wide with a good amount of stretch (recommended suppliers Deb’s Lace and … Continue reading
In my earlier post, I gave you the pieces to download for the free pattern to make your own undies. If you missed if, take a look here (Free Multi-size pattern to make your own undies) and download your two pattern pieces. The pattern pieces are for the liner, and for the two ends of the piece you are going to cut. You need to lengthen the pattern to the correct size according to the table of sizes. In order to do this you simply have to add a plain piece of paper in between the two ends, tape into … Continue reading