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I am rather pleased as I have finished my youngest son’s PJ bottoms rather quicker than I anticipated.  I think my biggest problem, as I said in the last post, is bringing myself to cut the material as I worry about cutting it wrong and material isn’t cheap at all. The pattern couldn’t have been easier which is good as I am trying to get my confidence back when it comes to… Read More

….well maybe not the deepest but definitely the hardest and most challenging for me and I suspect it is the reason I don’t do much sewing. Apparently when I made myself some Pyjama bottoms (see link on my other blog) I said I would make my sons some.  It was one of those throw away lines which I assumed no one was listening to.  But no!  They were listening and who would… Read More

Many moons ago, well in June, I blogged about making some Pyjama Bottoms.  Well, I have finally finished them! They weren’t hard to make and the instructions are pretty straight forward.  The reason they have taken me so long is because I think there are more hours in the day than there are and that I have realised that whilst I used to like dress-making when I was about 18 it doesn’t… Read More

I have been reading lots of sewing blogs lately in a bid to find advice and inspiration to dip my toe back into the world of sewing.  I set my mind to making my sons some PJ bottoms inspired by the Great British Sewing Bee book but I soon discovered from the sewing virtual world that there was some sort of issue with the pattern aside from the fact that you  had… Read More