Tag Archives: Butterick 5044

Arranging the blocks

My fabric stash, while I do my best to contain it, is still taking up all the available storage space (one small bookshelf, one small cupboard, one cardboard box, many bags) and threatening to expand. I am trying to keep it … Continue reading

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Hero Pants!

Yes, they merit the exclamation mark. There is a saying in LARP – or at least at our LARP club – that you can gauge the power of a wizard by the length of their dress and the mightiness of … Continue reading

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Top 5s for 2013

I’ve been sewing all through 2013, but only started blogging about it in July, having discovered the sewing blogosphere and all its wonderful people. So now that the Top 5s of 2013 post meme has started going around, my list … Continue reading

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Smarty pants

Full warning: that is pants = underwear. I’m not American. This is a post about underwear! There are no photos of underwear actually being worn, however, so it should be safe for work. I am going to talk about crotch … Continue reading

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The Saga of the Glastonbury Shorts

This is the epic saga of the Glastonbury Shorts and the reason why I love them so much, despite their unassuming nature and messy construction. As you are swelteringly aware if you live in the UK and not down a … Continue reading

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