Tag Archives: sewing

  1. Pattern Review: Simplicity 2250 (Cynthia Rowley): The Go-Anywhere Dress

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    December 8, 2014 by magpiemenina

    A quick review of a sewing pattern, Simplicity 2250, a Cynthia Rowley pattern. The pattern is a thin-strapped dress with seemingly-intricate front pleating and stitching, a skirt with gathers and pleats, back ties, and pockets.

  2. Shirtwaist Dress: Review of McCall’s M6503 & Simplicity 1880


    January 2, 2014 by magpiemenina

    Happy New Year! I am looking forward to 2014, and good riddance to bad rubbish to 2013! My New Year’s …
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  3. DIY Barstool Covers – Results!

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    October 23, 2012 by magpiemenina

    As you may recall, I posted a DIY pdf for some cat-proof barstool covers a few weeks ago. The problem …
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  4. Beginner Sewing Tip #1

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    October 18, 2012 by magpiemenina

    There are certain things that, whenever you are learning something new, tend to be learned the hard way. This is …
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  5. DIY: Barstool Covers (Cat proof)


    September 25, 2012 by magpiemenina

    As promised, here are some directions for cat-proof barstool covers! We’re only temporarily in Virginia for few more months, as …
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