Monthly Archives: May 2015

The Scrap That Became a ‘Granny Mini’

I have loved wearing this skirt! I call it my ‘granny mini’ because this is another project that came from my grandma’s scrap pile. (I don’t actually call my grandma ‘granny’ but this is a mini skirt and the rhyme works). I wanted a short, fitted skirt and I thought the bright purple of the fabric would go well with this pattern. Continue reading

The Scavenged Peacock Dress

My next project after this blouse was, what I like to call, the “Peacock Dress” because the fabric reminds me of peacock feathers. I thought the long lines of the fabric would make a lovely fitted dress.

This Simplicity 9620 pattern was tucked away in my pattern box and the pattern/fabric combination had promise. Continue reading