Fabric · sewing

Our Double Gauze Winner!

I hear a drum roll . . . Sue Nugent is the winner of the Shannon Fabrics Embrace© Double Gauze Giveaway!!! More About Our Winner!! Sue commented on July 5th, "I love the Cobalt Rose double gauze fabric. The tunic looks so nice on you. I think that I would make a Summer Dress from… Continue reading Our Double Gauze Winner!

Handmade Wardrobe · sewing

Double Gauze Tunic Twinning and a Giveaway

A few weeks before the Portland Quilt Market show, I fell in love. My hubby didn't mind . . . because it was just fabric - again! Fabric love led to fabric obsession and now there's a GIVEAWAY you can enter! (Info at the end of this post.) As I was cruising Instagram one night… Continue reading Double Gauze Tunic Twinning and a Giveaway

Handmade Wardrobe · sewing

Sewing When Your Technology Rebels

You haven't heard from me for a while, but I have been sewing! So, here's a quick update on my Sewful Life adventures during The Great 2018 Technology Rebellion.  (That's my positive spin on "everything broke and I thought I'd go CRAZY"!) There will be more posts soon! Quilt Market With the Dying Miss Phone… Continue reading Sewing When Your Technology Rebels

me made may · sewing

Me Made May Week Two Plus

Once again this year, I am thoroughly enjoying Me Made May! Seeing what other MMMers are posting is so inspiring and I love wearing something I've made every day. MMM is so personal - we each decide what our commitment will be and it's all the "right way" to do it. Because sewing our own… Continue reading Me Made May Week Two Plus

Fabric · Handmade Wardrobe · sewing · Tips, Tricks, Techniques

My Artisan Pants – Conquering Pant Fear

Oh, Pants. They've always been the problem child in my wardrobe. I buy them and they don't fit. I sew them and they don't fit. So I just avoid them like the scary nightmares they are and yet, what I wear most are pants. This is my story of bravery and pant-conquest! When I taught… Continue reading My Artisan Pants – Conquering Pant Fear

Handmade Wardrobe · me made may · sewing

Me Made May 2017 – Week One

'I, Annette Allison Millard of www.sewfullife.com and https://www.instagram.com/sewfullife/, sign up as a participant of Me-Made-May '17. I endeavour to wear my handmade wardrobe pieces each day for the duration of May 2017' Are you doing Me Made May? This is the first year I've joined in and I am having SO much fun with this.… Continue reading Me Made May 2017 – Week One

Fabric · Quilting · sewing · Tips, Tricks, Techniques

Sewing a Cuddle Baby Blanket

Shannon Fabrics makes a really fabulous, quality minky fabric called Cuddle. Have you tried it? I know minky type fabrics have a bit of a tough rep - most people think they're hard to sew with. But, I now know that with a few tricks and a little help from three amazing sewing tools, Cuddle is… Continue reading Sewing a Cuddle Baby Blanket

Handmade Wardrobe · sewing

A Little Color Blocked Jacket

For years I've seen CNT Patterns A Little Somethin' Jacket made by my friends, loved it and thought I should make one. I even bought the pattern - twice. That's how much I loved it. So, when I planned the patterns I used in my Double Gauze Fashions class at the Sewing Expo, I knew I… Continue reading A Little Color Blocked Jacket

Handmade Wardrobe · sewing

The Perfect Tunic

Using Indygo Junction's Urban Tunic pattern, I chose a solid, soft grey and a coordinating toile print.