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Jan Brown
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My Valentine Jeans
Why Valentine? Well this is February and they have a red rose on the back pockets...  So first off my back side to view the embroidery in all its glory.. There isn't much to say about these jeans except they are so comfortable to wear. The fabric was purcha...

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Three tops to reveal
Today I have three tops I've finished in recent weeks but hadn't got round to photographing. The first is a pale blue slinky feel stretch fabric that was made totally on my serger so very quick and easy. I just wanted to make a top that would work under the...

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Mens Designer Jeans
I've made a few pairs of jeans for me but this was my first attempt at making a pair of denim jeans for my husband. The good news is he agreed to model them for my blog so you get to see him wearing them. He is over 6ft tall and finds buying the leg length ...

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My second Tailored Jacket
I had to prove I could really do it so although making my first jacket was a goal achieved could I do it again? That was my immediate reaction. I looked in my stash and found a lovely blue winter weight check that I had initially bought to make my husband a...

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My second Tailored Jacket
I had to prove I could really do it so although making my first jacket was a goal achieved could I do it again? That was my immediate reaction. I looked in my stash and found a lovely blue winter weight check that I had initially bought to make my husband a...

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My first fitted tailored jacket with matching trousers
Wow, I've done it - I've actually made a lined, tailored jacket that fits me. But first the matching trousers. As you see here in the photos the trousers are the same as many others I've made from my SFD pants body blueprint but the idea to embroider the le...

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Pin stripe trousers and peacock feathers
Welcome! I am today showing you my latest pair of 'smart' trousers and a blouse I made a few weeks back that I never got round to blogging about. I bought the trouser fabric recently while on a trip with friends to Winchester. C&H always have a loaded remna...

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Safari so good!!

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Safari Jacket
Anyone who has the SFD Shirt Kit will hopefully recognize this jacket from the front cover. A few slight changes but in essence I have used Glenda's design to make my Safari Jacket. I'm really delighted with the result although I have used  a medium to heav...

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Fleece Jacket that doesn't deserve a Blog
Looking back over the last three years of my sewing journey and I can see I've made huge improvements but the fact is that lately I seem to have regressed and fallen foul of mistakes I shouldn't be making any more. How can this happen? I made a new fleece j...
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